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Subject: Re: Overheard at the Met
From: Michael Kaye <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:03:58 -0400
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In my youth, I found myself sitting next to Carl Sandburg and his wife,
Lilian Steichen at a dress rehearsal of AIDA in the old MET. As the curtain
rose to the familiar strains, I heard the woman complain: "But Carl... I
want to see Manon!"
  Michael Kaye

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:54 PM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> after the first act of Peter Grimes with Jon Vickers, about a million
> years ago -
>
> "Can we leave, please? I don't know what this is, but I know it's not
> an opera".
>
> Bob
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