Music: Ricci v. Lackey

Two small, dark-eyed Italian boys sat in the New York Supreme Court Chamber at Manhattan last week and heard their futures tentatively ordered by Justice Louis A. Valente. The youths were Ruggiero Ricci, 9-year-old violinist whose Eastern debut last autumn made him the musical marvel of the U. S. and his 8-year-old brother Giorgio, whose promise is little less than Ruggiero's.

In 1927 Pietro Ricci, San Francisco music teacher, father of six, recognized his Ruggiero's unusual talent, took him to Louis Persinger who trained Prodigy...

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