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Music: Ponselle in London

In the flowing white robes of a Druid priestess, Rosa Ponselle, soprano of the Metropolitan Opera, waited in a dressing room of London Covent Garden last week...

Music: Progress Party

Lily Pons drank from a nursing bottle, Rosa Ponselle rode a bicycle, big Lauritz Melchior, forgetting he was the world's greatest Wagnerian tenor, dressed up...

Music: Norma

Heroine at the Metropolitan Opera last week was Rosa Ponselle. The revival of Norma had been announced and thereupon had followed much shaking of heads. Was not...

Music: Last Good-by

For 24 weeks musical Manhattan has been saying good-by to Giulio Gatti-Casazza. Praised without end for his 27-year record as manager of the Metropolitan...

Music: Music Notes, Dec. 10, 1928

Last week the National Federation of Music Clubs invited Soprano Rosa Ponselle to head the Honor List in their new Hall of Fame for rising U. S. artists...

Music: Swedish Carmen

When Manager Edward Johnson announced his plans for the current Metropolitan opera season a promised high spot was to be the revival of Carmen with Rosa...

Music: Opera Notes

In Manhattan. Rosa Ponselle, in the white draperies of a vestal virgin, was fervently wooed by Edward Johnson, U. S. tenor, disguised as a Roman soldier in the...

Music: Dallas Sequel

When Baritone John Charles Thomas skipped a concert in Dallas, Tex., rather than sacrifice his fee, hot arguments arose all over the U. S. concerning an...

Music: Will to Sing

On a golf course at Lake Placid, N. Y., last week, Rosa Melba Ponselle laughed and chattered from the high spirits of her summer out-of-doors. Playing the round...

Music: Americans in Paris

Again Americanism! One Andres de Segurola has gathered around him a band of native operatic artists and plans to show Paris what he can do. With the score of...

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