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Subject: Re: Dal Monte as Butterfly
From: Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:50:47 -0800

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The funny thing is, today I’d have an easier time coming up with candidates for who is a great Brünnhilde or Elektra than I would for who is a great Butterfly. Worse, I’d be absolutely stumped if asked to name a great Aida.

Max Paley

> On Dec 29, 2016, at 6:53 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I think it is important, when assessing Toti dal Monte's Butterfly, to remember that in Italy in 
> the 30s and 40s, Dal Monte was considered by many to be THE supreme Butterfly of her time.

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