Music: No Silver Spoon

Twenty years ago Violinist Albert Spalding decided that it was a handicap to be the son of a man so rich as James Walter Spalding, board chairman of A. G. Spalding & Bros., famed sporting goods concern.* First concerts never pay for themselves. All young musicians start out with patrons. But poor boys, even though patronized, succeed far better than rich ones in capturing popular imagination. Silver-spoon talent is regarded as unlikely. Albert Spalding's debut was received with a certain suspicion. Says he: "The audience seemed to expect me to come out...

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