Music: Sensation at La Scala

Oldtimers at La Scala pronounced her singing sensational. All Milan has been talking this winter about Maria Meneghini Callas. This powerful new dramatic soprano is an American-born singer who has never sung a note in the land of her birth. Her parents, who came from Greece, took her on a lengthy visit to the old country when she was 13, and she has been in the U.S. only once since then.

On her first opening night at La Scala, last December, 30-year-old Soprano Callas made a smashing hit in Verdi's Sicilian Vespers. Milan critics...

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