Music: Last Good-by

For 24 weeks musical Manhattan has been saying good-by to Giulio Gatti-Casazza. Praised without end for his 27-year record as manager of the Metropolitan Opera, swamped with good wishes for his old age in Italy, massive old Gatti shied from the demonstrations. Last week he was glad to see his trunks packed at last and sent to the boat.

Heavy with presents were the trunks. From the Met's stagehands there was a parchment scroll in a revolving bronze frame. The choristers gave a bronze plaque, the U. S. singers a silver plaque, the orchestramen a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!