Music: The Legend of Prades

"I've just been rehearsing with Casals," said Violinist Yehudi Menuhin. "He's in wonderful form, full of vigor and attack. He's taken off 15 pounds since his illness. Walks every morning—three kilometers—and rests in the afternoon." Recovered from a heart attack in Puerto Rico (TIME, April 29, 1957), Cellist Casals was back in the town of Prades (pop. 5,000) on the edge of the French Pyrenees, where he resumed his concert career eight years ago as an exile from Franco's Spain. From all over Western Europe musicians and disciples poured into town to play...

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