Music: New Conductor

Last week Arturo Toscanini, having finished off his first series of broadcasts with Radio City's NBC Symphony, hopped off to California for a rest. His place was taken by another little white-haired maestro, this time one unfamiliar to U. S. audiences. The new maestro, who had just defied bombs and mines on the S. S. Vulcama, for his chance to conduct the NBCers, was Belgium's No. i Conductor Désiré Defauw (pronounced Defoe). Driving the orchestra at top speed, with its cut-out open, through a broadcast of light French and Belgian pieces, Maestro Defauw left a few loose bolts & nuts by...

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