Music: The Guy's Good

Last week the Washington Daily News got around to a critique of one of the country's better-known piano players. Wrote News Guest Columnist (and Shoreham Hotel Bandleader) Barnee Breeskin, fresh from half an hour's "elbow-range" observation of Harry Truman:

"His approach...is a firm and disciplined one. He takes no nonsense from a piano. He sits erect before the instrument and in full command of it. His wrists are rigid and his bony fingers strong and sure...Not only does he play such numbers [as the Paderewski Minuet in G] completely and correctly, seldom if ever missing or muffing a note, but he...

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