Born Sept. 12th, 1895, New Orleans, died Sept. 14th, 1981, New York. Studied in
the USA and in Milan. Debut 1927 in Italy, from 1930 to 1935 very successful at the Opéra-Comique,
Paris, 1936 to 1938 at the Met.
I wish to thank Robert Schlesinger for the recordings and notes.