Music: Melius and Walska

The American soprano, Luella Melius, sailed for Europe for a year of concerting there. She will appear in Paris as Gilda in a guest performance of Rigoletto. Mme. Ganna Walska essayed the same role in Paris last year, with disastrous results. It will be recalled that there was some disturbance and even a mention of legal proceedings arising over the fact that Jules Daiber of New York, who had been Mme. Melius' manager, became the manager of Mme. Walska. Mme. Melius maintained that she had a contract with Mr. Daiber which bound him...

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