Music: Socrates and Nina

Socrates had just recently recovered from the measles, and was not available. But Nina was in fine shape. While silent Pianist Socrates Birsky Okuntsoff, 6. sat with the rest, sedately attentive, golden-haired Pianist Nina Lugovoy, 8, propped herself against the piano stool so she could reach the pedals, hunched herself over the keyboard and gravely played a Loesch-horn Etude. The audience in Manhattan's Town Hall gave her a big hand. Before the last clap had died out she had already launched a vigorous performance of a Moskowsky Pantomime. Subsequent applause was deafening. Pianist Nina walked...

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