Music: $3,000 Flute

When Georges Barrere arrived in the U. S. 30 years ago he was roundly twitted because he wore a luxuriant spade beard, long pointed mustachios. Through these he managed to play a flute with uncommon skill, but it was not the wooden instrument his colleagues knew. The young Frenchman played a silver flute. Of the 30,000 professional flautists now in the U. S., all but five use an instrument of silver or some cheaper metal. But Georges Barrere, peer of them all, has gone two steps ahead. Ten years ago he took to playing...

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