Music: Bok Party

Philadelphia has never had a more generous music patron than Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Curtis Publishing Co. gave Mrs. Bok her money and Mrs. Bok's money gave Philadelphia the Curtis Institute of Music. She is still its Lady Bountiful, hires the best teachers available, gives free tuition to all students, monthly stipends to those who need them. Far beyond Philadelphia Mrs. Bok is known as the woman who paid for Stokowski's famed productions there of Wozzeck and Oedipus Rex in 1931, his H. P. the next year. In 1934 she wrote the checks...

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