This Day In History: 1937-01-28
Mrs. Frederick A. Schultz attended the dress rehearsal of the new opera “Caponsacchi” sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera Guild at the Opera House in New York. The world premier of the new opera in English was scheduled for February 1st. The composer, Richard Hageman, was a former director of the Metropolitan and Chicago Opera Companies and a teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He ended his career associated with Paramount Studios.