Music: Wild West

When Maria Jeritza first came to the U. S. one of her great enthusiasms was for Wild West cinemas. In Vienna, Jeritza's home, one of her most successful roles is Puccini's Girl of the Golden West. What more natural, despite the fact that the opera failed miserably when given in Manhattan with Emmy Destinn and Enrico Caruso in 1910, than that Jeritza should want to give her version in Manhattan, that General Manager Giulio Gatti-Casazza should bill it as the first revival of the new season.

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