There is even a $1 million movie offer from Verdi Productions in East Greenwich, R.I.
Her choice for Desert Island Discs ranged from “The Drinking Song” by Verdi to “Ra Ra Rasputin” by Boney M.
All that Verdi and his associates have done resembles a harlequins costume.
At this time Verdi was the victim of most severe affliction.
It is worse than to be at a Wagner matinee with a woman who cares only for Verdi.
His life now turns into what may be called the Second Verdi Period.
The composer is one Verdi,—a fellow, they tell me, that cracks every voice in Europe; and I can believe it.
When Verdi wrote, he failed to make allowance for a sudden attack of the grippe.
Certain brief scenes in Verdi's opera are Egyptian in tone colour.
And so Verdi lets him flit from tune to tune—gay, melodious, sentimental.