Gattey: Luisa Tetrazzini (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781859280102

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Subtitle: The Florentine Nightingale

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: The ‘Florentine Nightingale’ Flies Off; In South America; Singing with Caruso; At the Teatro Arbeu; The Tivoli - and Law Suits; In a Despotic Diva’s Absence; Covent Garden’s ‘Voice of the Century’; Oscar Hammerstein’s ‘Star of Stars’; Trouble in Milan - and From Melba; Captivating the Customers; Tetrazzini Breaks with Hammerstein; Singing in the Streets of San Francisco; Discord over Royalties; Coronation Gala; Debut at the Met; ‘San Francisco, my heart is with you’; Clashes with Campanini; Exit Bazelli - Enter Tatò; Conflict over Contracts; The First ‘Farewell’ Concert Tour; ‘How to Sing’; Tetrazzini Makes Broadcasting History; A Second Marriage Fails; Frieda Hempel’s Appreciation; The Last ‘Farewell’ Appearances; The Most Enduring of Memorials; Notes; Chronology; Discography; Some Critics’ Assessments; Bibliography.