Music: Mascagni Sulks

Pietro Mascagni, due to arrive in the U. S. in a few days, together with the score of his new opera, II Piccolo Marat, and a company of Italian singers (TIME, July 28) is not coming, after all. Something very unfortunate has undoubtedly occurred. Said Mascagni, according to a Budapest despatch: "I had a contract to go to New York, but I am not going. New Yorkers don't know anything about Art. They have money, but no conception of artistic things. I know what I am saying; I am saying what is in...

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