Great Composer Quiz – May 18, 2020
This time, it’s a Quiz about leaving well enough alone. This Great Composer once wrote a ballet for a Broadway show. Our Great Composer did not attend the premiere, but afterward the producer of the show sent him a telegram which read: Ballet great success but if you would allow violin to play pas de deux instead of trumpet it would be a triumph. Our Great Composer wired back, “Satisfied with great success.” So who was this Broadway neophyte, this Great Composer?