People: Aug. 3, 1970

Photographers swarmed around Mia Farrow as her glamorous André Previn conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Jack Benny played Mendelssohn over the phone. Still, Isaac Stern more than held his own at his 50th birthday celebration. His rendition of the Brahms violin concerto was the hit of a gala at the Hollywood Bowl. At supper afterward, his observations ranged from philosophy ("Music is more important than musicians. The music goes on and on. All we can do is serve it honestly") to a pun inspired by Ogden Nash ("I leave no tone unSterned")....

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