Music: Cafe Music

In Paris after the War one Louis Moyses, a demobilized soldier, tried his luck in the cafe business. Soldier Moyses had no money, no notion of attracting a smart clientele. He had a sister who, he figured, could be a cashier, a half-brother who could be waiter, a soldier-friend who played the piano. He assembled a few tables and chairs in a room near the Madeleine. With his last few francs he sent out to an epicene for a bottle of cognac and a bottle of whiskey. A third bottle he filled with...

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