Greta Garbo, shown as she arrived in New York, Oct. 7, on the Kungsholm, after a 10-month vacation in Europe. In one of her rare interviews with the press she said: “If I were married you would know about it. You can’t keep anything from the press.” When asked directly, “How about Leopold Stokowski?” she replied, “I never talk about my private affairs.” The actress indicated she would leave almost immediately for Hollywood - Hedda Hopper.
Leopold Stokowski. Musician and conductor. Born in London. Was initially an organist, at St. James' Church, Piccadilly. Married the heiress Gloria Vanderbilt (amongst others), had an affair with Greta Garbo. Made the film Fantasia with Walt Disney in 1940. Died at home in Nether Wallop, Hampshire.
Iconic swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990) is said to have learned yoga from conductor Leopold Stokowski. She was also a student of Indra Devi. When Garbos book collection was auctioned in 2012, there was a special lot of books on spirituality including the classic ”Autobiography of a Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda. Keep reading books!