People, Apr. 8, 1957

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After fiddling his way through the first movement of a Brahms concerto in Miami Beach, famed Violinist Isaac Stern, deeply annoyed by an unwanted metronome, insistent and offbeat, stalked off the stage, announcing: "That noise disturbs me. I cannot play with that competition!" His offending accompanist: a cricket that had taken up lodging in a nearby potted palm. After a five-minute search, workmen located the chirper, removed it so that Musician Stern, who had been mopping his brow backstage, could again return as solo...

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