People: People, Jan. 31, 1949

With All Due Respect Lawrence Tibbett, now in his 26th year of baritoning for the Metropolitan Opera, was given a little backstage party and a few handsome knickknacks in honor of the first 25 years. Still in costume from Benjamin Britten's gloomy Peter Grimes (see cut), Larry told his coworkers: "An expression of love from your colleagues is the dearest and most stimulating thing in the world. Now look at what you've done! Tonight you've started me off on another 25 years."

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