This is not an admonitory New Year’s column on the dangers of alcohol to orchestral players.
It’s the continuation of an occasional series on musicians in the bath, the ones here being three of the most gifted violinists who ever put bow to string – Jascha Heifetz, Efrem Zimbalist and Fritz Kreisler. Good to see them keeping heads above water.
Their hostess, Alma Gluck, was one of Mahler’s singers in New York.
It was retrieved by David Schoenbaum from an article in the Columbia Digital Collections: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/cul/texts/ldpd_6309312_026/ldpd_6309312_026.pdf