Music: May Amateurs

Where all the talent came from, Detroit scarcely knew. The challenge went out only a year ago: the fourth city of the U.S. would hold an International Music Festival in a new amphitheatre to be built on the river front near the Belle Isle Bridge. When the Festival began last week more than 10,000 amateurs were ready to take part in the ten-day session. Five thousand freshly-scrubbed schoolchildren were first to perform. And eager to follow were the singers from Ferndale, the many local Ukrainians, Scots, Scandinavians, Slavs. Choir singers were Catholics, Presbyterians,...

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