Music: Tour's End

After an around-the-world tour that covered 75,000 miles, took him to 13 countries and 73 cities, Violinist Yehudi Menuhin, 19, returned to Manhattan last week, gave a performance that was to mark a milestone in his amazing career.

Crowds had thronged to hear him in Europe, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand. Another record crowd pushed its way into Carnegie Hall last week where the boy appeared unaffected by the siege of adulation. For the Manhattan concert the Menuhin family made a special concession. Yehudi's sister Hephzibah was permitted to play with her celebrated...

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