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“Verne Q. Powell”

Al Stewart

Verne Q. Powell was the world's foremost maker of flutes. The finest flutists everywhere played on his instruments. In 1961 I accompanied a friend of mine to pick up his newly-completed piccolo at Mr. Powell's shop in Boston (we were there with the new Noel Coward show "Sail Away"), and in this photograph Powell is demonstrating the new instrument for us. He was sitting in front of a large window with overcast light filtering through.

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