Music: Profits

Staggering tales are told of the earning power of Soprano Alma Gluck's gramophone recordings. One of them has it that her Park Avenue home in Manhattan was purchased on the proceeds of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" alone. Last week figures were published to prove that she earned more than $100,000 in a single year from Victor records. A lawsuit made it public. The U. S. complained because she had felt exempt from an excess profit tax of $6,592; had paid; had sued for its return. In vain Mme. Gluck reminded...

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