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

2 comments:

tihoutrom said...

to tamper WITH

Lemeshko said...

thanks! )