National Geographic : 1945 Jan
He conquered the world-with waltzes FIRST his native Vienna, then all Europe, fell under the sway of the light-hearted, lilting waltzes of Johann Strauss the younger. In 1872 he added America to his conquests. At the Boston music festival-with the aid of a hundred assist ant conductors-he led a huge orchestra and a chorus of 20,000 through the flowing rhythms of The Blue Danube. Here, as abroad, his magnetic personality and striking appearance captivated the public. Today, if you close your eyes as you listen to a Strauss recording on a Magnavox radio-phonograph, you will have the illusion that the irresistible 'Waltz King" himself is playing for you. In clarity and naturalness, this superb instrument approaches perfection. During the years in which the Magnavox was evolved, its makers had two ends in view. Their aim was that every Magnavox should be:- RAI Qnavox RADIO J PHONOGRAPH 1. A fine musical instrument. Whether you listen to radio programs or recorded music, the tonal qualities of this radio-phonograph add to your enjoyment. 2. A lovely piece offurniture. All Magnavox models are beautiful examples of the cabinet maker's art-authen tic in furniture styling. Perhaps the most convincing evidence of Magnavox superiority is the large number of world-famous musi cians who have chosen this instrument for their own homes. The Magnavox is the personal radio-phono graph of Fritz Kreisler, Eugene Ormandy, Jascha Heifetz, and many other illustrious masters. *Send for Reproductions of Paintings: Set of ten reproduc tions of paintings from the Magnavox collection size 114' x 9", suitable for framing-50¢ at your Mag navox dealer. Or send 500 in War Stamps to Magna vox Company, Department NLG1, Fort Wayne 4,Ind. iL cdc/ w-e to MAGNAVOXFM To appreciate the marked superiority of theMagnavox, listen to a Frequen cy Modulation program over this instrument. Magnavox was an FM pioneer and the reproduction quali ties required to take full advantage of FM broadcasting are inherent in the Magnavox radio-phonograph. Buy that extra War Bond today.