Music: Pizzetti

Manhattan last week was prepared for a major musical event—the first U. S. visit of Ildebrando Pizzetti, famed Italian composer, and the premiere of his Rondo Veneziano to be played by Conductor Arturo Toscanini after a 13-weeks' absence from the Philharmonic-Symphony. Composer Pizzetti had been widely heralded, his coming sponsored by Conductor and Signora Toscanini, by Italian Ambassador Nobile Giacomo de Martino, Metropolitan Opera Impresario Giulio Gatti-Casazza, Mrs. Otto Hermann Kahn, Mrs. Vincent Astor, Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. His career had been extensively reviewed: Pizzetti is Parma-born, a musical critic, director...

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