Music: Engaging Grandfather

Carl Brisson was last week fast becoming known as the "matrons' Sinatra." An elegant, dimpled, Danish grandfather, who admits to 46, he was packing ladies of ripe years into Manhattan's swank Versailles nightclub. Carl Brisson has a strictly personal, purple-tinted baritone, and for the use of it he was taking down some $2,000 a week. His was a curious, belated success story.

Brisson was a sensation abroad for years, but he has never before scored in the U.S. Although his voice has velour on its chest, he is in no sense effete. Born...

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