Music: Now That Pinza . . .

At the precocious age of 17 she became a Metropolitan Opera diva. At that point, pert little Patrice Munsel thought her career was dead ahead down a straight & narrow path. She would dutifully trill her way through all the Met's coloratura roles, and by the time she was a creaky 25, "I would know it all, retire, get married and start having children." She is 25 now, and neither retired, married nor creaky. But she has learned that, "starting as young as I did, your career is apt to take a funny turn or two."

Patrice's career took one such turn...

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