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. Conductor,
BESSIE JONES (soprano)
An operetta, Fatinitza, by Suppe, was once put on at the Alhnmbra in Leicester Square, and another, Boccaccio, at the Comedy Theatre a year or two later. That was fifty and more years ago, long forgotten, and all. we really know of a once very popular composer of operettas in Vienna is an overture or two, such as Poet and Peasant, Light Cavalry, and Morning, Noon and Night. Supp-j was for years conductor at the famous Theater an der Wien, f.nd many of his very numerous operettas were produced there. It was at this theatre, too, that Johann Strauss had a great success with Die Fledermaus and his other world-famous operettas. Suppe must often have conducted them.


Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Soprano: Bessie Jones
Unknown: Johann Strauss

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