On Porgy and Bess

Humanities — Zac Townsend @ November 5, 2012 9:37 am

"It is a Russian who has directed it, two Southerns who have written its book, two Jewish boys who have composed its lyrics and music and a stage full of negros who sing and act it to perfection. The result is one of the far famed wonders of the melting pot; the most American opera that has yet been seen or heard." —John Mason Brown; New York Evening Post, 1935


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