Music: Country Gentlewoman

A limousine was required last week to carry the flowers away after a recital in Carnegie Hall, Manhattan. Flowers in just such deluge used to arrive backstage at the Metropolitan Opera House when Geraldine Farrar sang there ten years and more ago. Farrar caused the deluge last week by returning to give one of her infrequent song recitals.

Farrar's audiences are still marveling at the change come over her since Metropolitan days. She is white-haired now. For several years she was round and matronly but she has thinned down again. The voice is...

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