In Vienna

Few Americans have heard of Piccaver. Yet he is a great artistic success and celebrity in Europe. And he is an American. Fifteen years ago Alfred Piccaver, young possessor of a promising tenor voice, left Philadelphia and went to Europe to study. He made progress, sang in small companies, received ovations. Ten years ago he secured an engagement with the Vienna Opera, then in its glory. He made a prodigious triumph, established himself quickly as Vienna's favorite tenor. As seasons passed he strengthened his position...

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