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Music: TRILLER IN UNIFORM

(See Cover) This week, on Saturday afternoon, Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera will loop heavenward its new $13,000 gold curtain, revealing an inner curtain...

Music: Pons in San Francisco

Some 3,500 people in the new War Memorial Opera House, 15,000 in huge Exposition Auditorium and another great crowd outside City Hall, heard pretty little Lily...

Lily's Back

On stage, it was Lily Pons wearing diamonds and emeralds, and singing in Valentina-designed costumes, one of which showed her navel. A detective stood in the...

Music: Excitement at the Met

Last March the S. S. Ile de France brought into the U. S. a French girl who spoke no English. Her name was Lily Pons but it mattered to no one. She went to...

Music: Tibbett's Simone

Baritone Lawrence Tibbett sat in his shabby dressing-room at Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera House one night last week, making himself a nose. Baritone...

Music: Durable Lily

The soprano who can trill for a quarter of a century on the coloratura's high and skittish vocal trapeze is a notable rarity; this musical generation has Lily...

Music: San Francisco Memorial

(See front cover*) When autumn comes, lights are lit at night in the opera houses and orchestra halls of the land. Top hats and ermine come out of the closets...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 20, 1937

As difficult as balancing the U. S. budget is the task of devising cinema plots in which opera stars may be induced to perform less self-consciously than...

Music: The Concert Trust

For years, two agencies have divided a glutton's share of the nation's concert business between them. They are: Columbia Artists Management, Inc., among whose...

People: Golden Moments

In Birmingham, technicians asked the visiting Metropolitan Opera troupe to have their pictures taken to help launch a new mobile X-ray unit. Soprano Lily Pons...

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