Music: Opera Night In Atlanta

After two months of perspiring effort to sell tickets, Atlanta's Junior League enjoyed a cultural triumph one night last week: 4,500 citizens turned out for a performance of Samson and Delilah by the touring Metropolitan Opera Company.

Only one other event in Atlanta had a larger turnout (6,000) that night: a horse opera featuring Hollywood Cowboy Roy Rogers and Trigger (in person), with Atlanta merchants dealing out the tickets.


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