クライスラーの父親のエピソード

クライスラーの父親のエピソードHe kept to his viola throughout the years, until, one night in the early 1900’s, Fritz scored his first great triumph in Vienna with the Viotti Concerto No.22. Papa never claimed any credit for teaching his sons; but that night, after he returned home, he took down his long-neglected violin. The old man tuned it and drew the bow across the strings. ‘That tone,’ he whispered, with tears in his eyes, ‘that beautiful tone–maybe I taught him that.’ ”

クライスラーの父親のエピソードです。息子フリッツのコンサート後のこと、涙なしに読めない父親の美しいエピソードです。これについてはここに追記します。まずは、ここに原文を記しておきます。