AUSTRIA: Poet President

Not long ago President Michael Hainisch of Austria sat himself down before his polished desk and penned a poem of eight stanzas, entitled "My Country," extolling the beauties of Lower Austria, where he was born and where he rears pedigree cows that supply Vienna with an abundance of milk.

Now a professor Keldorfer has set the verse to music and the poem was sung last week for the first time, amid great enthusiasm, at the Music Societies' concert in Vienna.

Onetime Farmer Hainisch smiled under his ample white beard and bushy mustachios,...

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