Music: U.S. Conductors

U. S. Conductors

No U. S.-born conductor has ever been conceded a place at the top of his profession ; and few have ever rated a job as chief of even a second-rate U. S. symphony orchestra. A rare exception is the Kansas City Philharmonic's Karl Krueger, who last week completed a tour of Italy as guest maestro with the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra. Fuzzy-headed, cigar-puffing Krueger, who during the past four years has put Kansas City, Mo., on the symphonic map, was born in Atchison, Kans.

Principal reasons for the dearth of famous U....

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