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Viewpoint: Southern Comfort

by F. PAUL DRISCOLL

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Metropolitan Opera artists and staff in Atlanta in 1923: seated are Rosa Ponselle, Antonio Scotti, assistant general manager Edward Ziegler (partly hidden), conductor Giuseppe Bamboshek, Edith Prilik (Ponselle’s secretary), Léon Rothier, conductor Carlo Edwards, unidentified, conductor Gennaro Papi, Giuseppe Danise and Lucrezia Bori; standing are Giovanni Martinelli and conductor Wilfrid Pelletier.
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In Rosa Ponselle's posthumously published autobiography, A Singer's Life, the diva reminisced about her days on the Metropolitan Opera's spring tour, writing with special fondness about the company's ...

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