24 May, 2010

Stravinsky in jail

In 1940 Igor Sravinsky was arrested in Boston for playing his arrangement of the American National Anthem, which was considered a 'national property' by Massachusetts law (it was forbidden to tamper with any national property). He was released the same day after convincing authorities of his good intentions.

via undernews


Vasilie Samoletoff-Zadunaiski said...

to tamper WITH

Unknown said...

thanks! )