CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Anti-Foreign

After singing English, French and Italian songs at the City Hall, Prague, Roland Hayes, American Negro tenor (TiME, Oct. 8, Music), gave another concert. His accompanist stated in the German language that the first number would be a Negro song. Up jumped an irate Czech and demanded: " What's become of the Czech language ?" Bedlam was let loose. The pianist repeated the announcement in English; the noise and confusion grew worse. Finally, Roland Hayes himself came forward and politely reminded the objectors that their money was waiting for them at the...

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