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 - a RECITAL BY ALFONSO ZELAYA Nicaraguan Minister...
a RECITAL BY ALFONSO ZELAYA Nicaraguan Minister at Performance of Former Presidents Son Alfonso Zelaya son of the deposed pres - dent of Nicaragua and former secretary of the Nlcaragruan legation here gave a piano recital last night at Studio Hall 1219 Connecticut avenue under the au spices of the Washington Theosophlcal Society Zalayas recital was attended by Gen Emlllano Chamorror N loaraguan Minister to the United States and attaches of the legation Zelaya is accompanied by his wire a grandniece of Gen Robert E Lee Although Zelaya Is a - pianist of high at tainments his success In concert Is attributed attributed mainly to an originality of meth od which he frankly admits ts a studied effort to avoid tha mannerisms of other great performers He resents being rs ferred to however as the Paderewgk of America Mendelssohns etude In A flat a compo sition of great technical difficulty was the first number played toy Zelaya and he performed it with surpassing brilliancy of technique and musical understanding Other notable numbers were Cervantes Valse de Concert Charalnades Vals Romantlque a paraphrase of Strauss Blue Danube and a unique rendition of Nevlns Rosary with the - left band Song numbers were furnished by A Clifford Clifford Wllklns a Washington tenor with JMlss Dorothy Snyder ai accompanist in

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 03 Jul 1913, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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