Music: Mission to America

Because some U.S. fliers went visiting in Essex, England, a chubby 9-year-old with a prodigious gift for piano-playing arrived in Watertown, Mass, last week. The youngster is blind Jimmy Osborne, who never studied music beyond listening to the BBC and to phonograph records. Now he is going to study at the Perkins Institution for the Blind.†

It was last December when the fliers heard about Jimmy. They investigated, and Jimmy's mother said that he could go back with them to visit the 9th Air Force. There, sandy-haired Jimmy played the Grieg Concerto, and...

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