For the small fraternity of people who make their living coaxing musical notes out of vulnerable pieces of wood and metal, few things are more terrifying than seeing an expensive, defenseless instrument disappear on that little conveyor belt at the airport.
" An Airline Tried to Get a Musician to Check Her 17th-Century Violin. A 'Wrestling Match' Ensued." is from the June 06, 2017 Gridlock section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.