Music: Belgian Band

Under the patronage of His Majesty King Albert and His Highness Prince Albert de Ligne, Belgian Ambassador to the U.S., there arrived last week in Manhattan the Symphonic Band of the Royal Belgian Guards, for a three months' tour of the U.S.

Old as Belgian Independence is the famed Regiment des Guides, and old as the Regiment des Guides is the Royal Belgian Band which was organized to make its music. During the War the Band, too, served as a fighting unit, won high distinction for bravery.

Royal was the welcome extended to Royal Belgians last week in Manhattan. Prince Albert de Ligne...

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