Radio: Hair Cut

In twelve years, Soprano Dorothy Kirsten has traveled from torch singing in "a joint in New Jersey" to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. Not content with this success story, she signed up last fall to sing popular songs with Frank Sinatra on Light-Up Time (weekdays, 7 p.m. E.D.T., NBC). Last week, with Sinatra suffering from a sore throat, Dorothy Kirsten took over as M.C. of the show. "I'm a long-hair with shorthair moments," she explains. "People forget that I learned how to swing before I learned the classics."


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