Music: Exile Coming

"For 20 years I have been trying to have the Government subsidize opera in this country. What has it subsidized instead? Mechanical inventions! The next time the Government will subsidize toy balloons and mechanical mice to amuse children further."

The smooth-skinned gentleman with bushy dark beard and silky hair then added: "I go in a year's time. I shall take every English musician to America with me I can. . . . A friend of mine in California spends as much on an orchestra as we spend in the whole of England. The...

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