Jean Dalrymple

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Jean Dalrymple speaks about her career in music, or "the force of destiny in the human life, or in this case, my life," and introduces music cuts (not included):

Vesti la Giubba
Un Bel Di
Disidratate from Tosca
Chopin's Polonaise
Rhapsody in Blue

Talks briefly about the Opera City Center and its beginning.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72662
Municipal archives id: LT3871

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