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Opera in old San Francisco

Mary Jean Clauss

Opera in old San Francisco

a brief anecdotal history

by Mary Jean Clauss

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Published by Outskirts Press in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Anecdotes,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-153).

    StatementMary Jean and Francis J. Clauss
    ContributionsClauss, Francis J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 153 p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27141811M
    OCLC/WorldCa820377124

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Opera in Old San Francisco is a lively recital of operatic history in San Francisco from the Gold Rush of to the Earthquake and Fire of It tells the stories of such well known singers as Adelina Patti, Nellie Melville, Luisa Tetrazzini, Enrico Caruso, and many others who performed in early San : Outskirts Press, Inc.

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