Music: Found: An Ai'da

In Washington last week, one Edith Wallack, plump, easy-going housewife of 26, packed her husband off to work, her two children off to school, then sat down to glance through a New York newspaper before starting on the breakfast dishes. In the paper that day there was printed a unique notice: Wanted, a soprano to sing Ai'da. . . . Margaret Matzenauer, famed contralto, had been engaged to sing the role of Amneris (Egyptian princess) with an otherwise obscure troupe in Manhattan's gaudy Mecca Temple on May 9. But to get itself a soprano...

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