Music: On Stokowski

When Leopold Stokowski is not making curious things happen, they are often being made to happen to him. Last week the picturesque maestro's Mexican tour continued in an ornate fuss & feathers of insult and apology. He had already scared the wits out of Oaxaca with a rendition of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with offstage sound effects of cannonading (TIME, May 29). Last week it was something else.

Stokowski had been engaged to conduct the Mexico Symphony Orchestra in a broadcast in memory of the torpedoing of the tanker Potrero del Llano, which led to...

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