Music: Music's Moneybags

At least 50 musicians of the 20th Century have earned a million dollars or more in the course of their careers. So reported Variety last week. Tops of them all—in fact, the greatest musical earner of all times—is the late great Polish pianist, Ignace Jan Paderewski, whose money-making record embraces three firsts: 1) grandest grand total: close to $5,000,000; 2) biggest single season's earnings: $500,000 (for 1922-23); 3) alltime record for a single concert: $33,000 (in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden). Only two other pianists, Rachmaninoff and Hofmann, have topped the million mark,...

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