Nightclubs: Present Incumbent

Nothing succeeds like an Italian opera singer who would rather split smoke in a nightclub than shatter chandeliers in an opera house. The pay is high, and the hazards are few. All such a singer has to do is to practice smiling appreciatively when the ignorant masses press in to say: "You are the greatest since Mario Lanza."

The incumbent Lanza is Sergio Franchi. Late of Cremona, he is the new favorite son of Las Vegas. And he opened last week as headliner at Manhattan's Copacabana. At Vegas' Hotel Sahara, he was not...

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