Music: Luisa Miller

Louisa Miller was the name of a prize-winning Holstein cow now deceased, which once belonged to President Daniel Willard of the Baltimore & Ohio R. R. Louisa Miller, spelled in the Italian way without the o, is the name of an early Giuseppe Verdi opera which last week was raised from a sleep seemingly as sound as the bovine Louisa's and given performance at Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera House.

The great poet Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller conceived the character of Luisa Miller, made her the unhappy heroine of his play Kabale und Liebe. Italian...

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