Music: Home Talent

Across the street from the Metropolitan Opera House, in the musty theatre leased by the traveling American Opera Company, another debutant made an appearance last week. Although lacking the international prestige of Soprano Ohms, he had an audience far more determined to exhibit a friendly attitude. For he was Frank Michler Chapman Jr. of Englewood, N. J., Princeton University and Florence, Italy; the only son of Dr. Frank Michler Chapman, curator of ornithology (What Bird Is That?) and Dean of the Faculty at the American Museum of Natural History; divorced husband of...

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