Letters, Nov. 14, 1977

Loff-ly Man

To the Editors:

Mstislav Rostropovich—what a man! Thanks for your loff-ly story [Oct. 24].

Claus A. Pierach, M.D.

Minneapolis

Rostropovich will be as big an asset to music in this nation as Pele was to the game of soccer. You have fulfilled many of the wishes of classical-music lovers. To the Russians who mistreated the artists who are in exile in our country: Repent! You have lost the best in music, literature and dance.

Santa Ono

Lutherville, Md.

You capture the exciting quality of Rostropovich's musical personality. But excitement and exuberance are not...

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