Music: Ein Heldenleben

At one time, visitors who rang the bell at the door of Zöppritzstrasse No. 46 in the little Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen heard a recorded voice boom through a speaking tube: "Dr. Strauss is not at home . . . Dr. Strauss is not at home." After awhile, when even tall (6 ft. 3 in.), ruddy-faced Dr. Strauss had tired of his crusty prank, visitors were merely asked by a servant to state their business. In most cases they were turned away. Last week, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a visitor called who would not be denied....

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