Music: Aha!

The Communists, who have extradited a good many famed and foreign dead, were now serving a summons on Johann Sebastian Bach.

In Potsdam, one Dr. Ernst Meyer, professor of "music-sociology" in the east zone's Humboldt University, observed the 200th anniversary of Bach's death with a speech entitled "Bach and Social Cohesion." The title was barely out of his mouth when one listener piped up, "What has that to do with Bach?" When Dr. Meyer remarked that Thuringia-born Bach was nowhere honored as much as in the Soviet Union, another bellowed, "Aha! we knew this was coming." More than 100, who had come...

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