Music: Variety

Headliner last week at the Keith Vaudeville Palace, Manhattan, was Emma Calvé, billed "The Beloved Diva" and "The World's Greatest Carmen," serving on the same bill with such as Stan Kavanagh (Austrian juggler), Naughton & Gold (funny ones), B. A. Rolfe (Mighty Melodist of the Trumpet), Frank Evers & Greta (tightrope dancers).

The Palace entertained strangers at her 14 performances: some who remembered the Cavalleria at the Metropolitan Opera 34 years ago when Calve made her debut; some who had seen her first Carmen, a slim, sensual hoyden who attracted 15 sold-out houses in a single season. No words were too...

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