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November 27, 1938 - Image 2

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Diva Flagstad Born And Bred
Surrounded By Musical Circle
"The First Lady of the Metrpi-reWednesda

Classified Directory
FOR RENT Reward. Call Dave Jassy at 3590.
214
FOR RENT-Suite with private bath
and shower for 3. Also newly decor- LAUNDRIES
ated double and steam heat. Con-
tinuous hot water. Garage avail- LAUNDRY - 2-1044. Sox darned.
able. Phone 8544, 422 E. Washing- Careful work at low prices. 9
ton.
MISCELLANEOUS
FOR RENT-Four room apartment
near hospital and campus. Small WASAED SAND and Gravel, Drive-
children accepted. 205 Observatory. way gravel, washed pebbles. Killins
Call 2-3430. 216 Gravel Company, Phone 7112. 17
WANTED -- TYPING PAPERHANGER-Craftsman, cap-
TYPING--Experienced. Miss Al able fine paper work. Dial 7209. 181
408 S. 5th Avenue. Phone 2-2935. WANTED TO RENT-Large rooming
or 2-1416. 79house near campus, Write box No. 1.
TYPING at reasonable rates. Mrs. 215
Howard, 613 Hill St., dial 5244. 176
SITUATION WANTED-Statistical
LOST and FOUND or research work full or part time,
LOST-Black Zipper Note-book, name by experienced M.A. Excellent ref-
Shirley Caplan, on first index card. erences. Typist. Phone 8471. 217

KIR STEN FLAGSTAD

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these roles. I know this from my own
experience. But a voice that is natur-
ally light in timbre had better leave
them alone.
"Then there is the problem of dic-
tion. Even a native German has to
prepare very carefully for Wagner-
ian diction. Non-Germans, such as I,
must make a special study, not only
of German, but of special Wagnerian
German. Before coming to the United
States, I had sung only in Norway
and Sweden, except for two seasons at
Beyreuth. When I arrived in Bay-
reuth to sing for Frau Wagner and
Intendant Tietjen, I sang as I was
accustomed to, and learned that my
Wagner style was not the orthodox
Bayreuth style. I was told my dic-
tion was not crisp enough. That
meant setting to work not only in
the roles I was to sing, but on a com-
pletely new style of diction.
"But perhaps the greatest need of
the Wagnerian singer is the mental
approach. The power of the Wagner
characters lies in the fact that they
are not story book people, but actual
figures of history and legend who
present to us real life, real emotion,
real conflict."
Baha'i Teacher
To.Talk Here
Mrs. Margery McCormick
LecturesTuesday
"Security for a Failing World" is the
topic of a lecture to be giver. at 8 p.m.
Tuesday in the Michigan League by
Mrs. Margery McCormick, of Win-
netka, Ill., world traveller, leturef
and teacher for the Baha'is, a reli-
gious group working for world peace
and the unity of the human race.
Mrs. McCormick has travelled ex-
tensively in the United States, Cana-
da and Europe. She recently returned
from Palestine where she was the
guest of the Guardian of the Baha'i
faith and visited the Baha'i Shrines.
On her tour of the Holy Land she
inspected the Jewish communal farms
and other projects.
The lecture is being sponsored by
the local Baha'i group of which Mrs.
Jennie Smith is chairman.
Co-workerOf Edison
To Address Engineers
James Burke, president of the Edi-
son Pioneers, will address the local
student chapter of the American In-
stitute of Electrical Engineers at 7:30
p.m. Wednesday in Room 308 at the
Union for "The Birth and Growth of
Electrical Engineering."
A former president of the Inter-
national Electro-Technical Commis-
sion, Burke was a friend and co-
worker of the late Thomas A. Edison,
and his talk will include reminis-
cences of his associations with Edi-
son. He is the founder and presi-
dent of the Burke Electrical Co., of
Erie, Pa.
Prof. Bartlett To Lecture
On Problems Of Botany
"Botany's Unfinished Business" will
be discussed by Prof. H. H. Bartlett at
8:15 p.m. tomorrow in the amphi-
theatre of the Rackham building.
The lecture is the first in a series de-
signed to point out the many unsolved
problems in the various branches of
biology.

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PLEASE NOTE unusual time schedule of performances, both
today and week days - Enjoy this show from the Start.

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