Music: Breaking In

A little girl, 17 years old, a fledgling of Kansas City, Mo., is preparing to beat at the doors of New York's Metropolitan Opera House next fall. A rare opportunity to make an early bid for glamor and fame has descended upon this young lyric soprano, one Miss Marion Talley, in the form of a request from Gatti-Casazza "to prepare two suitable roles, with the view to a possible engagement."

Miss Talley first came to the attention of the musical Powers more than a year ago, when she sang before Gatti, Bodanzky and Moranzoni....

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