MINUET IN G −read one of the placards −GOEBBELS, GOERING, GIESEKING
The legend on another: GIESEKING
PLAYED WHILE JEWS BURNED!
Outside Carnegie Hall one night last week, 250 members of the Jewish War Veterans and 50 or so members of the Zionist youth organization Brit Trumpeldor paraded and protested the scheduled concert of Pianist Walter Gieseking. The demonstration bore a marked resemblance to the one of four years agowhich was part of the uproar that led to official questions about Gieseking's alleged Nazi sympathies, cancellation of the concert, Gieseking's decision to fly home to Germany rather than stay to face long, uncertain hearings...