Not Stopping To Smell The Roses

Ken AshfordPopular CultureLeave a Comment

Take a man who is largely considered to be the best violinist in the world, put him (and his violin) in a DC subway station, and let him play.  How much money gets thrown in to his open violin case by busy commuters?

Answer: $32.17 after 43 minutes*

Read the Washington Post story on Joshua Bell.

* Does not include a 20 dollar bill from one commuter who recognized him