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Only Connect - Joseph Joachim <> George Shaw

How are these sitters connected?

Joseph Joachim
by Sir Leslie Ward
published in Vanity Fair 5 January 1905
NPG 4930

George Bernard Shaw
by Bernard Partridge
circa 1925
NPG 4228

The connection
George Bernard Shaw wrote that Joseph Joachim’s playing of the music of Bach was ‘… welcome because it differs from the traditional insistence on hard outline to which we are accustomed.’

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