Ragtime was as sophisticated as Stravinsky, Van Vechten asserted, blues singer Clara Smith as sublime an artist as any opera diva.
Yes, if this rumor holds, Lieutenant Van Vechten, your post is likely to become one of more honor than safety.
In the spring of 1882 Mr. Van Vechten went into his uncle's bank.
Mr. Van Vechten is an American critic, rather of the type of the ingenious Mr. Huneker.
Lieutenants Van Vechten and Crafts, with twenty men, volunteered, and attained the position.
"Take a man's work," said Mrs. Van Vechten, pouring herself a second cup of tea.