A Handbill for the Kryl Women’s Symphony Orchestra Concert at Fort Knox Kentucky Tuesday November 28 1944 Signed by Yehudi Menuhin

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Described as a “Pilgrimage of Beauty,” the Kryl Women’s Symphony Orchestra’s fortieth coast-to-coast tour of America 1944-45 featured Isabel Lloyd, violinist; Gertrude Babbitt, soprano; Ruth Schroeder, Cello soloist; and Martha Jochem, harp soloist.

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Menuhin, Yehudi (1916-1999) and Bohumir Kryl (1875-1961). A multi-colored handbill (21 cm x 14 cm) for Bohumir Kryl and the Women’s Symphony Orchestra’s 40th annual tour, for their performance at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Tuesday, November 28th, 1944, signed by Yehudi Menuhin. Described as a “Pilgrimage of Beauty,” the Kryl Women’s Symphony Orchestra’s fortieth coast-to-coast tour of America 1944-45 featured Isabel Lloyd, violinist; Gertrude Babbitt, soprano; Ruth Schroeder, Cello soloist; and Martha Jochem, harp soloist. Bohumir Kryl was a Czech by birth and a friend of Jan Kubelik. Kryl pursued several careers after emigrating to Chicago, which funded his cross-over career as a performer of mainstream music as well as ethnic music. Fold creases, fair condition, with a large bold signature of twenty-eight year old Yehudi Menuhin.

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