Music: Tribute

High up in a Manhattan hotel a tired, grizzly man lay sick. It was Ignace Jan Paderewski, 65 years old, exhausted after a season of 70 concerts before some 250,000 people; too tired to play again this season; too sick to attend a testimonial dinner planned for him by the American Legion, to whose $5,000,000 endowment he had contributed $28,500, the proceeds of four concerts.

"Friends are here," Mme. Paderewski told him one afternoon last week, straightened his pillows, helped him into a faded, favorite bathrobe, and opened the door for a delegation...

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