A scroll of honor, signed by more than a hundred leading musicians of America, will be presented to Professor Albert Einstein at a concert to be given him tonight at Carnegie Hall. The scroll will be presented by Olin Downes, music crtiic of the New York Times, and will express “the profoundest admiration and esteem” that the artists hold for Professor Einstein.
A fund estimated at $6,000 has been raised by the concert. This money will be used in the settlement of German Jewish children in Palestine.
Professor Einstein, in an address he will deliver acknowledging the presentation of the scroll, will also bid farewell to this country, on the eve of his departure for Europe. He is also expected to speak on the cause for which the proceeds of the concert will be devoted.
Many artists will appear on the program, including Mary Lewis, Emma Redell, Josef and Rosina Lhevinne, Emanuel List, Vera Kaplan Aronson, Mary Sherratt Coolidge, Ethel Chasins, Conrad Thibault, Armand Tokatyan, Harry Kaufman, the Musical Art Quartet and the Kroll String Sextet.