Music: In Washington

Since the War, Ignace Jan Paderewski had consistently refused to play the piano at Washington, D. C., and had approached (professionally) no nearer the Capital than Hagerstown, Md. (TIME, Nov. 30). A most sensitive individual, M. Paderewski was revolted by the thought of charming dollars out of the pockets of statesmen whom he had known officially during his historic term as Prime Minister of Poland. Thus when Mrs. Coolidge entered her box at Poli's Theatre with Mmes. Dawes, Hoover, Longworth and Mr. John Coolidge, it...

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