Music: Clown

Few clowns can match Ringling's. Perhaps it was for this reason that the Chicago Civic Opera chose Pagliacci for the debut of Baritone Robert Ringling,** son of the late Circus Proprietor Charles Ringling, nephew of the living John. He made a stout, pleasant "Tonio," not half so loud-mouthed as his size portended. The audience liked him, liked, too, Soprano Olga Kargau, wife of a Chicago merchant, who was a new "Nedda."

**Baritone Ringling is in his spare tim president of a Sarasota (Fla.) bank.


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