Red Rhapsody

By the shores of Gitche Gumee, by the shining Big-Sea-Water, in a distant Bronx apartment, in fact, lives David Farjeon, 10. Last week the Manhattan music world waited, more or less anxious, to hear a musical setting he had composed for Poet Longfellow's "Hiawatha." Ethel Hayden, soprano, was scheduled to sing it at Carnegie Hall.

Wary of prodigies, critics were specially wary of Master Farjeon because in explaining his career to date his mother mentioned "Mother" Stoner. The latter, a Mrs James B. Stoner, appeared some years ago out...

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