Music: Tini's Life

Singers and actors usually tell silly stories about themselves. They have certain legends that must be preserved for their public and truth so much more fascinating than fiction in most of their cases is let to drop unnoticed by the wayside. So it is that most autobiographies of prima donnas make sorry reading, that the material they give their biographers simmers down usually to flimsy substance. But last week there was published a biography that proved the exception. Mary Lawton* wrote it, called it Schumann-Heink, the Last of the Titans.

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