Music: Cowgirl

The Staatsoper in Vienna, last week, received a big bundle labeled by the Austrian customs "clothes and horse harness." Opened, the bundle proved to be the complete outfit of a U. S. cowgirl, sent by Richard Schweppe of Los Angeles. Mr. Schweppe is vice president of the Los Angeles Civic Grand Opera Company. In a letter to the Staatsoper, he explained that, ever since seeing Soprano Maria Jeritza last spring in Vienna in Puccini's Girl of the Golden West, he had been disturbed by inaccuracies in her costume and unable to resist...

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