Music: Conductor Made

The good fortune which 32 years ago smiled on an obscure Hungarian dentist smiled again on his son last week, left him overnight an established orchestral conductor. The Hungarian dentist had been to hear famed Jeno Hubay, decided that he wanted a son named Jeno who would also play the violin. The son was born with a prodigious talent for music, at 4 was able to correct an experienced virtuoso for playing an F sharp instead of an F natural, at 7 was playing in public.

Eugene (English for Jeno) Ormandy arrived in the U. S. ten years ago for a...

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