Music: Schipa's Return

With the help of three-inch elevated shoes, Tito Schipa looked all of five-feet-five last week at Paris' Salle Pleyel. When he sang L'Elisir d'Amore and Don Giovanni he brought the house down. He gave so many encores that for a while it seemed that only firehoses could send the cheering mobs home.

Three days earlier 57-year-old Tito Schipa (pronounced skeepa) made his first operatic appearance outside the Axis belt since he left the Metropolitan in 1941. He did Manon at the Opera-Comique. Next fall Schipa plans to make a U.S. concert tour. Schipa is...

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