Heifetz Hassled

In New York for a Carnegie Hall recital, Heifetz was still practicing in his hotel room at midnight on the eve of the concert. An irate fellow guest phoned to complain about the noise. “But I am Jascha Heifetz,” said the violinist. “I don’t care if you’re Lawrence Welk,” retorted the female voice at the other end of the line. “I want to get some sleep.”

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