posed as subway musician

Gene Weingarten
At the behest of the Washington Post, a world-class concert violinist dressed in jeans, a t-shirt, and a baseball cap performs classical pieces during the early morning rush hour in a subway station "as an experiment in context, perception and priorities -- as well as an unblinking assessment of public taste: In a banal setting at an inconvenient time, would beauty transcend?' Weingarten's feature won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing.
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