Music: Schumann-Heink

More than 60 years old, Mme. Schumann-Heink gave a recital (in Baltimore) the other night—a recital of superb beauty. The passage of time seems scarcely to have dimmed her great voice. If you ask her the reason for it, she will tell you it is the result of living naturally. " I have never liked anything artificial," she will tell you. " Look at me. I do not use rouge. Certainly I need beautifiers more than most women. But I live by nature."

And indeed there is...

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