Music: Unannounced Anniversary

Last month lion-jawed Pianist Moriz Rosenthal celebrated the soth anniversary of his U. S. debut by playing a special gold-lacquered piano in Manhattan's Carnegie Hall (TIME, Nov. 21). Forgotten at the time by most Manhattan concertgoers was the fact that Pianist Rosenthal's U. S. debut in 1888 was not a one-man show. Billed as assisting artist on that program was another U. S. debutant: a self-effacing, dark-eyed, 13-year-old Viennese violinist named Fritz Kreisler. In their excitement over Pianist Rosenthal's galloping fingers, the Manhattan critics nearly forgot to mention Infant Prodigy Kreisler. But...

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