Music: Summer Bands (Cont'd)

Twenty-six years ago Louis Eckstein, rich Chicago merchant and real-estate operator, began sponsoring summer music in Ravinia Park, 37 acres of woodland which he owned on Chicago's North Shore. Depression interrupted the concerts in 1932 and Patron Eckstein died in 1935 before they were resumed. When his widow agreed to let Ravinia be used for summer music again, 25 businessmen raised $30,000 and reopened Ravinia last summer (TIME, July 13). Back to Chicago last week went Lucrezia Bori, Leon Rothier and Mario Chamlee (Archer Ragland Cholmondeley) who had helped make Ravinia...

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