Music: Pons in Cleveland

To dainty Soprano Lily Pons last week went the honor of working dressed-up Clevelanders into a state of enthusiasm nearing rumpus. The Metropolitan Opera's French dark horse sang the Caro Nome aria in Rigoletto with the same clear, true tones and appealing simplicity that captured Manhattan in the winter (TIME, Jan. 19). Clevelanders stopped the show for ten minutes with their applause. Some yelled and whistled. Some jumped up frantically on their chairs.


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