Music: Rumors

In Manhattan they had it that Marion Nevada Talley would not receive a renewal of her contract with the Metropolitan Opera Company, that if she sang there at all it would be as "guest" and only for two or three performances, that the name Talley made two seasons ago by an uncritical press would no longer be a big money-maker in Manhattan. The Talleys answered back—to the effect that quite the contrary was true. Signer Gatti-Casazza, master of the Metropolitan, seized another opportunity to remain silent.

In San Francisco tongues wagged when word went out that Maria Jeritza would arrive next September...

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