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TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL SEASON

 

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ASSOCIATION

 

Gaetano Merola, General Director

Paul Posz, Manager

 

WAR MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE

 

September 26 through October 29, 1950

 

 

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ASSOCIATION

 

OFFICERS

 

Kenneth Monteagle, President

Mrs. Stanley Powell, Vice-President

Arthur Merrill Brown, Jr., Vice-President

Charles Blyth, Vice-President

George T. Cameron, Treasurer

Paul Posz, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Charles R. Blyth

Arthur Merrill Brown, Jr.

Starr Bruce

George T. Cameron

William W. Crocker

Mortimer Fleishhacker

Marco F. Hellman

Bruce Kelham

Robert Watt Miller

Kenneth Monteagle

John Francis Neylan

Mrs. Stanley Powell

Mrs. Henry Potter Russell

J. D. Zellerbach

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE STAFF

 

Gaetano Merola, General Director

 

 

Arthur Frahm

Eric Rahn

Ticket Sales

Curran Swint, Publicity Director

 

 

Evelyn Crockett

Gwen Trudeau

Clade Von Besser

Office Secretaries

Paul Posz, Manager

 

 

Phyllis Amati

Season Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

 

Mrs. Leonora Wood Armsby

George Washington Baker, Jr.

P. A. Bergerot

Charles R. Blyth

J. Brendan Brady

H. Sewell Bradley

Arthur Merrill Brown, Jr.

Starr Bruce

Guido Caglieri

Mrs. George T. Cameron

George T. Cameron

Charles A. Christin

William W. Crocker

George E. Crothers

Mrs. Frank P. Deering

Miss Mary C. Dunham

Sidney M. Ehrman

Mrs. William M. Fitzhugh

Mortimer Fleishhacker

Frank W. Fuller, Jr.

Randolph Hale

Reuben B. Hale

Mrs. Lawrence W. Harris

Timothy Healy

Marco F. Hellman

Mrs. Thomas Carr Howe, Jr.

Edward D. Keil

Bruce Kelham

Charles H. Kendrick

Mrs. Marcus S. Koshland

Roger Lapham, Jr.

Mrs. Stine Leis

Mrs. Donald Mac Leod Lewis

E. C. Lipman

George Livermore

M. E. Lombardi

Mrs. Dan London

Grover Magnin

 

 

William Gladstone Merchant

Mrs. C. O. G. Miller

Robert Watt Miller

Kenneth Monteagle

Guido Musto

Mrs. John Francis Neylan

John Francis Neylan

Ralph H. Phelps

Mrs. Stanley Powell

Stanley Powell

Mrs. Leon Richardson

Mrs. Henry Potter Russell

A. Sbarboro

Mrs. M. C. Sloss

Ralph J. A. Stern

Mrs. Sigmund Stern

Mrs. Oscar Sutro, Jr.

Randolph C. Walker

Whitney Warren

J. D. Zellerbach

 

 

 

 

WAR MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE

(Owned and Operated by the City and County of San Francisco through

The Board of Trustees of the War Memorial.)

 

 

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

 

 

 

Richard H. Newhall, Vice-President

Ben Baggenstos

Frank A. Flynn

Sam K. Harrison

Wilbur A. Henderson

Sidney M. Ehrman, President

 

 

 

Melvin I. Hertz

Dan S. Hewitt

Milton W. Kletter

Guido J. Musto

Ralph J. A. Stern

 

 

 

Edward Sharkey, Managing Director of The War Memorial

E. Lawrence George, Secretary to the Board of Trustees

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA COMPANY

 

Season 1950

 

 

 

CONDUCTORS

 

Kurt Herbert Adler

Paul Breisach

Fausto Cleva

Richard Karp

Karl Kritz

Gaetano Merola

Jonel Perlea

Nicholas Rescigno

 

 

 

 

 

MUSICAL STAFF

 

Antonio Dell'Orefice

Peter Paul Fuchs

Richard Karp

Karl Fritz

Corrado Muccini

Nicholas Rescigno

Assistant Conductors

 

 

Kurt Herbert Adler

Chorus Director and Musical Secretary

William Christensen

Choreographer and Ballet Master

 

Madi Bacon

Director Boys Chorus

 

Naoum Blinder

Concert Master

 

 

Boris Blinder

Principal Cellist

 

Julius Haug

Orchestra Manager

 

Alma Haug

Librarian

 

Dora Di Tano

Chorus and Ballet Accompanist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STAGE DIRECTION

 

Armando Agnini, Stage and Technical Director

William Wymetal, Stage Director

Etienne Barone, Stage Manager

 

 

 

 

 

ARTISTS

 

Licia Albanese, Soprano

Carmen Andreatta, Soprano

Salvatore Baccaloni, Bass

Eileen Baldwin, Soprano

Sari Barabas, Soprano

Josephine Barbano, Soprano

Sigurd Bjoerling, Baritone

William Bond, Tenor

John Brownlee, Baritone

Catherine Brubaker, Soprano

Bianca Bruni, Soprano

George Cehanovsky, Baritone

Yvonne Chauveau, Soprano

Eugene Conley, Tenor

Caesar Curzi, Tenor

Mario Del Monaco, Tenor

Alessio De Paolis, Tenor

Giuseppe Di Stefano, Tenor

Dezso Ernster, Bass

Kirsten Flagstad, Soprano

John Ford, Bass

Walter Fredericks, Tenor

Herta Glaz, Contralto

Uta Graf, Soprano

Colin Harvey, Baritone

Ralph Herbert, Baritone

Leona Hurd, Contralto

Dorothy Kirsten, Soprano

Frederick Jagel, Tenor

Charles Kullman, Tenor

Sherrill Lanyon, Soprano

Barbara Lauppe, Soprano

Brenda Lewis, Soprano

Desire Ligeti, Bass

Max Lorenzini, Baritone

Allan Louw, Bass

Patrick McVey, Baritone

Enzo Mascherini, Baritone

Greta Nelson, Contralto

Robin Nelson, Bass

Elena Nikolaidi, Contralto

Hubert Norville, Tenor

Jo'Ann O'Connell, Soprano

Alice Ostrowsky, Soprano

Pauline Pappas, Soprano

Arthur L. Peters, Tenor

Lily Pons, Soprano

Florence Quartararo, Soprano

Bettie Sanderson, Soprano

Bidu Sayao, Soprano

James Schwabacher, Tenor

Joyce Stephens, Soprano

Yi-Kwei Sze, Bass

Italo Tajo, Bass

Renata Tebaldi, Soprano

Destal Thornbury, Contralto

Dorothy Throndson, Contralto

Claramae Turner, Contralto

Giuseppe Valdengo, Baritone

Francesco Valentino, Baritone

Ramon Vinay, Tenor

Donna Walker, Soprano

Dorothy Warenskjold, Soprano

Robert Weede, Baritone

Joan Welton, Soprano

Geraldine Williams, Soprano

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHORAL ENSEMBLE

 

MISSES

 

Carmen Andreatta

Eileen Baldwin

Josephine Barbano

Catherine Brubaker

Bianca Bruni

Jean Burlingham

Rose Cardinale

Helen F. Carey

Eleanor Coryell

Ruthe Crane

Vera Ford

Lillian Gale

Helen Glover

Irene Halicki

Orthella Hughes

Leona Hurd

Beverly Keaton

Sybil Louise Knapp

Valeria Lagorio

Sherrill Lanyon

Peggy Lawford

Serena McKinney

Mary Jean Martin

Greta Nelson

Pauline Pappas

Bettie Sanderson

Winifred H. Schamp

Janet Stelling

Joyce Stephens

Destal Thornbury

Dorothy Throndson

Jean Van Zile

Donna Walker

Joan Welton

 

 

 

 

 

MESSRS.

 

Anthony Alonzo

Anthony Balestrieri

William Bond

Louis Braunstein

Joseph Brotherton

Robert Gordon Bruce

Renato Bruni

Nicholas Cresci

Caesar Curzi

Galliano Daneluz

Floyd Davis

Amerigo Del Grande

Phillip Doan

Rudolph Donati

Joseph Giammanco

David Giosso

Paul Guenter

Colin Harvey

Edson B. Hoel

Alexander Jakutis

George D. Jenson

Boyd Lewis

Frank Lohmeier

Max Lorenzini

Allan Louw

Edward Lovasich

Patrick McVey

Max Meyers

Bradford Morse

Raymond Myers

Robin Nelson

Charles Pascoe

Arthur L. Peters

Attilio C. Rossi

Allen Schmidling

William Simpkins

Milton W. Smith

Andrew M. Sneddon

Austin Thomson

Demy Trevor

Harold White

 

 

 

 

 

BOYS CHORUS

 

Thomas Allen

Terence Borgna

John Brandes

Patrick Castro

Raymond Cauwert

Elden Davis

Cecil De Loach

Donald Doub

Peter Farrelly

Ronald Fox

Paul Graves

Everett Hintze

Jeffrey Holm

Stanley Ibler

John Keller

Michael Kersnar

Scott Kersnar

Pat Kirk

Alan Klockars

Henry Kornfeld

Frederick Knorre

Donald Ladigin

Michael Lamb

David Lassegues

Maynard Linn

Donald Luxemberg

Donald McCarthy

Joseph McLaughlin

Phillip Metzgar

Richard Mialilovich

Richard Miratti

Carl Nehm

Robert O'Neill

Ronald Radetich

Ronald Schafer

Douglas Smith

Gary Smith

Peter Smith

Robert Ward

Grant Wiswell

Michael Zeller

Wayne Zimmerman

 

 

 

 

BALLET

Misses

 

Sally Bailey

Ann Crowell

Susan Devincenzi

Carolyn George

Nancy Johnson

Patricia Johnston

Mary Alyce Kubes

Judith Nathanson

Rosalie Prosch

Genie Reyes

Sharon Shore

Geraldine Vazquez

Sylvia Williams

Betty Koerber

Soloists

 

Celena Cummings

Joan Vickers

Peter Nelson

Roland Vazquez

 

 

 

Messrs

 

Ray Ballalobre

Alton Basuino

Richard Burgess

Leo Duggan

Frank Nelson

 

Auxiliary

 

Bene Arnold

Bonny Bell

Connie Coler

Nancy Dimmler

Fiona Fuerstner

Margaret Lloyds

Roberta Hamilton

Roberta Meyer

Marilyn deVita

June Wilson

 

 

 

 

PRODUCTION

 

Eugene B. Dunkel, Scenic Artist

Earl McGuire, Master Carpenter

John T. Heavey, Master of Properties

A. L. Mitchell, Master Electrician

 

 

 

 

FOR WAR MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE

 

R. G. Wakeman, Master Carpenter

Edward J. Zettel, Master Electrician

Wallace Fletter, Master of Properties

 

 

 

 

 

COSTUMES MADE FOR SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ASSOCIATION

BY STIVANELLO AND SONS, NEW YORK

 

Alexander Agnini, Wardrobe Master

Inez Dodson Hall, Wardrobe Mistress

Sue McGowan, Hairdresser

Everett Mason, Makeup Artis

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

 

Pisani Printing & Publishing Company, Publishers, Designers and Printers

 

 

 

 

OPERA BOX HOLDERS

Season 1950

 

A

Mr. and Mrs. Gaetano Merola

 

B

Mr. and Mrs. Karl C. Weber

Mrs. Crescent Porter Hale

 

C

Mrs. Sigmund Stern

 

D

Mrs. Frank P. Deering

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Sutro, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. R. Gwin Follis

 

E

Mr. and Mrs. James Bodrero

Mr. and Mrs. E. Geoffrey Montgomery

Mr. and Mrs. Edmunds Lyman

Colonel and Mrs. Robert A. Roos

 

F

Mr. and Mrs. Donald MacLeod Lewis

 

G

Mrs. Samuel Knight

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Henderson

Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Belcher

Mrs. Selby McCreery

 

H

Mr. and Mrs. C. O. G. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. F. W. McNear

J

Mrs. I. W. Hellman

 

K

Mr. and Mrs. George T. Cameron

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Monteagle

 

L

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Grace

 

M

Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer Fleishhacker

 

N

Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Blyth

Mrs. Richard S. McCreery

 

O

Mrs. Henry Potter Russell

Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Crocker

 

P

Mrs. George Edwin Bennett

Mr. and Mrs. Parker S. Maddux

Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Petersen

 

Q

 

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney M. Ehrman

 

R

 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dale King

S

Mrs. Marcus S. Koshland

Judge and Mrs. M. C. Sloss

 

T

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Loran Johnston

Mrs. William Cavalier

 

U

Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Harney

 

V

Mrs. Prentis Cobb Hale

 

W

Mrs. Epps J. Miller

Mrs. Edward M. Rolkin

 

X

 

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. French

 

Y

 

Mr. and Mrs. Prentis Cobb Hale, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Ham

 

Z

 

Mr. and Mrs. John Barnard Bailey

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Cella

Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Petri

Mr. and Mrs. Burton B. Turner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUARANTOR MEMBERS of the SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ASSOCIATION

1950

 

 

Mrs. Elizabeth Abbott

Mr. and Mrs. C. Edgar Adams III

Mr. and Mrs. C. Robert Adams

N. Harris Ades

Bertram E. Alanson

Mrs. Agnes Aldrich

Mrs. Annette Seymour Alexander

Mrs. Wallace M. Alexander

Dr. and Mrs. R. Emmet Allen

Lucy H. Allyne

Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Ambrose

Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Arnold

Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Bacon

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bailey

Elsa M. Baker

Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Baker

A. R. Baldwin

Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Banker

Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Barbash

Dr. Otto Barkan

Mrs. John Thomas Barnett

Peter Barnett

J. F. Barrett

Mrs. E. F. Barron

Evelyn H. Barron

Irving Bartel

Mrs. Irvin V. Barth

Mr. and Mrs. Dominic A. Bazzanella

Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Beall

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Bechtel

Dorothy E. Beck

Dr. and Mrs. Walter Beckh

Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Belcher

Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Belgrano, Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Dudley Bell

Richard C. D. Bell

Mrs. Konstantine Belotelkin

Mr. and Mrs. David Benioff

Mr. and Mrs. Dudley G. Bennett

Mrs. George E. Bennett

Mrs. Walter H. Bentley

Avram Bercovich

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bercut

Albert Bernard

Dr. and Mrs. Elbridge J. Best

Dr. and Mrs. Tholow Binkley

Mr. and Mrs. Newton Bissinger

Mr. and Mrs. Norman K. Blanchard

W. Harry Blatchly

Mrs. Naoum Blinder

Louis Bloch

Edward J. Bloom

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Bloomfield

Mr. and Mrs. Jean Blum

Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Blyth

Mrs. Walter W. Boardman

Leon Bacqueraz

Mr. and Mrs. James Bodrero

Mrs. Robert C. Bolton

D. Gould Bowley

Mr. and Mrs. George H. Bowman

Louise A. Boyd

Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Brauns

G. Temple Bridgman

Mrs. Wm. Ellery Briggs

Roy A. Bronson

Mrs. John F. Brooke

Mrs. Julia Fox Brooke

George W. Brooks

Louis L. Brounstein

Arthur M. Brown, Jr.

James A. Brown

Mrs. Louis C. Brown

Ralph Brown

Walter D. Brown

Mrs. E. E. Brownell

Starr Bruce

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest A. Bruer

Frank E. Buck

Dr. Leonard W. Buck

Thomas Buck

Dr. and Mrs. Edward John Buckley, Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Buckley

Dr. and Mrs. Bernard O. Burch

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Burmister

Mrs. Patricia M. Butler

Mrs. Felix Butte

Mrs. Arthur Bowles Cahill

John R. Cahill

Dr. William Otis Callaway

Mr. and Mrs. George T. Cameron

Mrs. Lewis G. Carpenter

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Carrier

Dr. and Mrs. William A. Carroll

Dorothy M. Carson

Thelma D. Carson

Robert C. Carty

Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Cassidy

Mrs. William Cavalier

Augustine Cazenave

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Cella

Mrs. Selah Chamberlain

Selah Chamberlain, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Elbert M. Chandler

Mrs. Howard Chann

Dr. and Mrs. Garnett Cheney

Dr. and Mrs. Lee S. Cherney

Mrs. Drew Chidester

Mrs. W. F. Chipman

Charles A. Christin

Mr. and Mrs. Antone Cincotta

Dr. and Mrs. J. J. Citron

Mrs. Baylies V. Clark

S. G. Clark

Mrs. Tobin Clark

Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Clarke

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Clement

Lindsey W. Cochran

Mr. and Mrs. John Philip Coghlan, Sr.

Mrs. Betty Cohn

Mr. and Mrs. George D. Cohn

Mrs. Max M. Cohn

Mr. and Mrs. Cedric S. Coldwell

Mr. and Mrs. Colbert Coldwell

Persis H. Coleman

H. D. Collier

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse C. Colman

Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Coney

Mary R. Conlin

Mr. and Mrs. John Connolly

James Henry Cooke

Mrs. Walter B. Cope

Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Cordes

Alan H. Critcher

Arthur S. Crites

Marion Crocker

Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Crocker

George E. Crothers

Dr. and Mrs. Leon Cuenin

Mrs. Chester Dahl

Mr. and Mrs. Ture Dahlstrom

Mr. and Mrs. Alan S. Dale

Countess Lillian R. Dandini

Mr. and Mrs. George S. Daniels

Forrest B. Davidson

Ralph K. Davies

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Davis

Florence E. Dean

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Debs

Mrs. Frank P. Deering

Mrs. Georges de Latour

Mrs. Arthur de Lorimier

Mr. and Mrs. L. Demartini

Mrs. Walter de Martini

Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Denman

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Detert

Mrs. Robert T. Devlin

Mrs. Benjamin H. Dibblee

Mrs. Donald R. Dickey

Mrs. B. J. Dietrich

Mr. J. S. Di Giorgio

Dr. and Mrs. Victor Dillon

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel

Mrs. Samuel L. Dinkelspiel

Nathaniel S. Dodge

Mr. and Mrs. R. Stanley Dollar

Julie D. Donish

Dewey Donnell

Carroll Donner

Jerome K. Doolan

Mrs. Zoe G. Dorn

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Doyle

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dreyer

Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Drobisch

J. A. Ducournau

Mrs. J. H. Duhig

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Robert Dunlop

Mrs. Frank W. Dunn

Mrs. Charles Dunphy

Mrs. Dunn Dutton

Mrs. Jacqueline Margett-Dwyer

Dr. and Mrs. George Ebright

Dwight Edwards

Mrs. Francis Milner Edwards

Philip S. Ehrlich

Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Ehrman

Alexis L. Ehrman, Jr.

Mrs. Alfred Ehrman

Mrs. Joseph Ehrman, Jr.

Mrs. S. W. Ehrman

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney M. Ehrman

John W. Elwood

Mark C. Elworthy

Mrs. Carl F. Ernest

Richard Ernst

Mrs. Milton H. Esberg

Milton H. Esberg, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ets-Hokin

Judge and Mrs. Herbert W. Erskine

Alfred I. Esberg

Stella Eisner Eyn

Mrs. Edward E. Eyre

Dr. and Mrs. Harold K. Faber

Mrs. Paul I. Fagan

Alfred Fellner

Mr. and Mrs. William F. Fielder

Mrs. Marshal H. Fisher

Mrs. Grace L. Fisk

Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer Fleishhacker

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Follis

Mrs. O. B. Foote, Jr.

John F. Forbes

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence C. Ford

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Franck

Dorothy Frank

Mrs. Morris Frank

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. French

Mrs. W. H. French

Dr. and Mrs. Charles L. Freytag

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Friedman

Arthur J. Fritz

Angelo A. Fusco

Mrs. Nelly Gaffney

Louis P. Gainsborough

Maurice A. Gale

A. Russel Gallaway, Jr.

Mrs. Laure Galtie

Mrs. Launce John Gamble

Crissie Gardner

Mrs. Elsie S. Garin

Joseph J. Geary

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gede, Jr.

Mrs. Gibson Gerlack

Ben C. Gerwick

D. Lyle Ghirardelli

Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Giannini

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Collis Gibson

George B. Gillson

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gittings, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. A. Warren Glickman

Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Glicksberg

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice L. Goldman

Lutie D. Goldstein

Mrs. Isaac Goodman

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Goodman

Mr. and Mrs. C. Ray Goman

Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Gordon

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Grace

Mr. and Mrs. Chalmers G. Graham

Mrs. Ludovia Graham

Mrs. I. M. Green

Dr. J. R. Greenberg

Mrs. Maurice S. Greenberg

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart N. Greenberg

Mrs. F. S. Greenlee

Farnham P. Griffiths

Mr. and Mrs. Berthold Guggenhime

Albert Haas

C. Nelson Hackett

Mrs. Crescent Porter Hale

Marshal Hale, Jr.

Newton Johnston Hale

Mrs. Prentis Cobb Hale

Mr. and Mrs. Prentis Cobb Hale, Jr.

Randolph Hale

Mrs. Arthur Hall

Herbert E. Hall

Mr. and Mrs. Eminel P. Halsted

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Ham

Dr. Lee Hand

Mrs. J. L. Hanna

Rupert C. Hansen

Mrs. R. D. Harden

Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Harney

Mrs. L. W. Harris

Gregory A. Harrison

Dr. Marlow B. Harrison

Maurice E. Harrison

Mrs. Henry H. Hart

Dr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Haas

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hastings

Mrs. Russell P. Hastings

Mrs. Herbert B. Hatch

Mr. and Mrs. Elystus L. Hayes

Mrs. Timothy Hayes

Roy S. Haynes

Anne W. Hazen

Mrs. D. C. Heger

Mrs. E. S. Heller

Walter D. Heller

Walter S. Heller

Mrs. F. J. Hellman

Mrs. I. W. Hellman

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Henderson

Mrs. Robert B. Henderson

Mrs. Thomas M. R. Herron

Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hewitt

Dr. Harold A. Hill

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hill

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie W. Hills

Reuben Wilmarth Hills, III

Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Hilp

Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Hollings

Mrs. George H. Holt

Hazel G. Holly

Mr. and Mrs. G. Austin Holt

C. J. Holzmueller

Osgood Hooker

L. Arundel Hopkins

Mrs. H. A. Hornlein

Mrs. Simon Hornstein

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carr Howe, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howell

Robert Hulbert

Mrs. Philip T. Hull

Jacquelin H. Hume

Mr. and Mrs. Phelps Stokes Hunter

Marian Huntington

Dr. Irving S. Ingber

Dr. S. Nicholas Jacobs

Mr. and Mrs. Tevis Jacobs

Mrs. Conrad Jansen

Robert J. Jansen

Mrs. B. C. Jesena

Frederic H. Johnson

Gustaf Frederick Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Willard L. Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Loran Johnston

Mrs. A. G. Jones

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson E. Jones

Mr. and Mrs. William Josephian

General and Mrs. Kenyon Joyce

Mr. and Mrs. Jean Juilliard

KGO-American Broadcasting Company

Mrs. Ira Kahn

Samuel Kahn

Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Kaiser

H. C. Kaplow

Mr. and Mrs. Augustin C. Keane

Mrs. Charles J. Keenan

Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Keil

Mrs. P. J. Kelley

Charles Kendrick

Marion H. Kent

Ida Breit Kessler

Mrs. Elizabeth O. Kiechle

Mrs. Kenneth Kilpatrick

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dale King

Percy L. King

Frank E. Kitchens

Mrs. Josephine R. Kleinjung

Paul L. Kleinsorge

Mrs. William E. Kleinsorge

John E. Kleiser

Mr. and Mrs. William R. Knapp

Mrs. Samuel Knight

Mr. and Mrs. John Bryant Knox

Caroline Korbel

Elsa R. Korbel

Mrs. Abraham Koshland

Mrs. Jesse Koshland

Mrs. Marcus S. Koshland

Frederick J. Koster

Dr. and Mrs. Henry A. R. Kreutzmann

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin V. Krick

Mrs. Clarence Krieger

Valentine Kriloff

Esther Kuenz

Joseph C. Lacey

Mrs. George S. Lachman

Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Lachman

G. Arthur Lachman

Stanley Philips Lachman

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lane

Mrs. Albert G. Lang

Mrs. H. M. Lawrence

Nancy E. Lawson

Arthur P. Lazarus

Kenneth Leitch

Dr. and Mrs. Milton B. Lennon

Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Leonetti

Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Lerner

John A. Lesoine

Mr. and Mrs. John G. Levison

Donald E. Levy

Mr. and Mrs. Donald McLeod Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. G. Irwin Lewis

Mrs. Jesse Lilienthal

Philip N. Lilienthal

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lilienthal

Bohn C. Lindemann

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lindenberger

Manne Lindholm

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lindsey

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lockwood Lipman

Mrs. Norman B. Livermore

Lawrence Livingston

Mr. and Mrs. James K. Lochead

Mr. and Mrs. John S. Logan

Mr. and Mrs. Dan London

E. A. Long

James Rowland Lowe

Amy D. Lowengart

Mrs. Alan J. Lowrey

Mrs. Angelo Lucido

Jack H. Lund

Louis R. Lurie

Robert Lym, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Edmunds Lyman

Melvin E. Lyon

James W. McAlister

Mrs. Thomas R. McCarron

Mrs. Robbins McCormick

Mrs. W. H. McCormick

Mr. and Mrs. F. H. McCrea

Mrs. Richard S. McCreery

Mrs. Selby McCreery

Mrs. Mark L. McDonald

E. L. McDonnell

Mrs. Felix S. McGinnis

Mr. and Mrs. M. B. McGowan

Mrs. Ann McInerney

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. McKinnie

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew C. McLaughlin, Jr.

Florence T. McLelland

Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. McNear

Mrs. George P. McNear

Mr. ad Mrs. Victor Maas

Mrs. William Mackenzie

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Mackinlay

Mr. and Mrs. Parker S. Maddux

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall P. Madison

Mr. and Mrs. Grover A. Magnin

Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Magnuson

Frank D. Mahoney

Mrs. J. W. Mailliard, Jr.

Mrs. Thomas Page Mailliard

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Mancini

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Mann

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Mardikian

Mrs. Randolph Wyatt Martenet

A. C. Mattel

Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. Maxwell

Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Mayo

Dr. and Mrs. George Melody

Mrs. Verona A. Melletz

Evelyn Mendessolle

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gladstone Merchant

Edith A. Mereen

Mrs. R. P. Merillion

Mr. and Mrs. Gaetano Merola

E. Olga Meyer

Julian J. Meyer

Mr. and Mrs. Van V. Midgely

Mrs. Effie C. Milius

Albert K. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. C. O. G. Miller

Mrs. Epps J. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watt Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Mills

Mrs. Maxewll (sic) C. Milton

Mrs. Randolph Huntington Miner

Mr. and Mrs. Mitchel L. Mitchell

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Modlin

Mrs. Edward F. Moffatt

James K. Moffitt

Charles W. Moisson

Mario Mondin

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Monteagle

Mr. and Mrs. Paige Monteagle

Frederick H. Montgomery

Mr. and Mrs. E. Geoffrey Montgomery

Mrs. Joseph A. Moore

Anthony C. Morici

Mrs. Philip C. Morse

Mrs. H. D. Mortenson

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Mosher

Leon J. Murphy

Guido J. Musto

Laura Musto

Helen E. Myers

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Nagel

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph R. Nelson

Richard W. Nelson

Julia M. Neppert

Mrs. Alfred Newman

Mr. and Mrs. John Francis Neylan

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Nickel

Mr. and Mrs. J. Leroy Nickel, Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Charles A. Noble, Jr.

William Holt Noble

Mrs. C. A. Norris

H. Edwin Nowell

Mrs. Deborah O'Brien

Richard J. O'Brien

Mrs. Mary L. Obujen

George R. O'Connor

Harry Ogilvie

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. Older

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Letts Oliver

Mr. and Mrs. Roland Letts Oliver

Mrs. Warren Olney, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P. Olsen

E. Whitney Olson

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Orrick

Mr. and Mrs. Dudley E. Ott

Mr. and Mrs. W. Wallace Owen

Charles Page

Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Page

Mrs. S. H. Palmer

Dr. Sadie D. Patek

J. W. Pauson

D. D. Peebles

Helen M. Perkins

Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Petersen

G. Baltzer Peterson

Mrs. Seabury B. Peterson

Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Petri

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Phleger

Mrs. Milton Pilhashy

Mr. and Mrs. Gioacchino Pisani

Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Pischel

Jules S. P. Podesta

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome V. Powell

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Powell

Walter T. Prendergast

Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Price

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Quigley

Joan Quigley

Vinice E. Rains

Mrs. Carl Raiss

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hamilton Raven

Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Leet Reichert

Mrs. George G. Reinle

Robert S. Reis

Dr. Ralph A. Reynolds

Mr. and Mrs. Neville J. Rich

Mrs. Herbert W. Richards

Mr. and Mrs. Hermann A. Richardson

Mrs. W. J. Richardson

Mrs. and Mrs. Wm. P. Roth

Mr. and Mrs. Milo R. Robbins

Dr. James W. Roberts

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Robinson

Mrs. John Alvah Robinson

Theodore Roche, Jr.

Mrs. Nathan Rogers

Mrs. Edward M. Rolkin

Loma Roll

Col. and Mrs. Robert A. Roos

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph S. Rose

Leland S. Rosener

Alexander F. Ross

Donald L. Ross

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund A. Rossi

John Rothschild

Ken F. Royce

David Rubenstein

Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Russell

Mrs. Henry P. Russell

Mr. and Mrs. Leon B. Russell

Michael Joseph Ryan

Mrs. Nicholas M. Sahati

Mr. and Mrs. George Saks

San Francisco Opera Guild

Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Sargent

Mrs. M. J. Savage

Elizabeth Scamman

Robert H. Scanlon

Mr. and Mrs. Karl Schaefer

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schaubye

Else Schilling

Mrs. Walter Schilling

George B. Schirmer

Nat Schmulowitz

Allison E. Schofield

Dr. and Mrs. Guy Shoonmaker

Helen M. Schroeder

Adolph P. Schuman

Mrs. Frank Schwabacher

James H. Schwabacher

Mrs. Louis A. Schwabacher

Harry S. Scott

M. Sedgely

Mrs. A. Setrakian

R. S. Shainwald

Harold M. Shanzer

Mrs. Nelson Towne Shaw

Fred R. Sherman

Clarissa Shortall

Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Shurtleff

Richard O. Simon

Ray Simonds

Mrs. N. J. Sinclair

Paul A. Sinsheimer

Mrs. Edgar Sinton

Genevieve Six

Judge and Mrs. M. C. Sloss

De Lancey C. Smith

Ferdinand C. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Snyder

Jack Soderlund

G. Willard Somers

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie E. Spelman

Eldridge T. Spencer

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford O. Spurgeon

Orla St. Clair

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Stanford

Mrs. Edward B. Stanwood

Dr. and Mrs. John H. Stark

G. A. Starkweather

Mrs. Harold S. Stein

Mrs. Charles W. Steines

Miss Gynne R. Stern

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. A. Stern

Mrs. Sigmund Stern

Mr. and Mrs. George Jerome Stickney

Claude Albon Stiehl

George Stimmel

Frank D. Stout

Benka Strickler

John Strickler

Dr. and Mrs. John Philip Strickler

Mrs. Clara Stroh

Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Sullivan

Ernest J. Sultan

Bert Orrell Summers

Mrs. Alfred Sutro

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Sutro, Jr.

Louis Sutter

Dr. Wilbur F. Swett

Benjamin H. Swig

Mrs. Andrew B. Talbot

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ternquist

George S. Terrill

George C. Thierbach

Joseph M. Thomas

Mrs. William Timson

C. R. Tobin

Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Tobin

Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Tobin

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Tonkin

Ernest J. Torregano

Dr. and Mrs. Harold Guyon Trimble

Mr. and Mrs. Dwight K. Tripp

Mrs. Alfred S. Tubbs

Mrs. Nion Tucker

Mrs. Barbara B. Turner

Mr. and Mrs. Burton B. Turner

Mrs. William B. Tyler

Mrs. John Upton

Mr. and Mrs. Ernst D. Van Loben Sels

Mrs. Jack Verdi

Paul Verdier

Emma Domb Vigdor

Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Voigt

Mrs. Daniel Volkmann

Johanna M. Volkmann

Dr. E. P. M. von Gehren

Dr. and Mrs. Hans von Geldern

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. von Hafften

George Wagner

Mrs. Willis Walker

C. B. Wallace

Dr. D. G. Wallace

Morton Wallace

Whitney Warren

Mr. and Mrs. Karl Christian Weber

E. J. Wegener

Michel D. Weill

Shirley Weissich

Dr. and Mrs. H. M. Weyrauch

Dr. and Mrs. T. J. Whalen

Mr. and Mrs. George B. White

Robert L. Wiel

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Wihr

Mr. and Mrs. Brayton Wilbur

George H. Wilcoxson

Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Williams

Florence A. Williams

W. F. Williamson

Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Willmette

Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Wills

Mrs. J. L. Wolf

Marguerite Wolfson

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert S. Woods

Mrs. Theodore Wores

Mr. and Mrs. Max Woulf

Col. and Mrs. Allen G. Wright

Mr. and Mrs. J. Perry Yates

Mrs. V. Zaruba

Harold L. Zellerbach

J. D. Zellerbach

Edgar T. Zook

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRIBUTORS TO 1950 SEASON

 

Ahrens Bakery

The Baldwin Piano Company

Irving Bartel

Mr. and Mrs. David Benioff

City of Paris

City Transfer & Storage Co.

Davis Schonwasser Co.

The Emporium

Nelly Gaffney

Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Giannini

The Golden Pheasant

Hale Bros.

Hotel Mark Hopkins

Jenkel-Davidson Optical Co.

H. Liebes & Company

Livingston Bros.

Macy's

I. Magnin Company

J. Magnin & Company

Maison Mendessolle

Musicians Union, Local 6

The National Dollar Stores, Ltd.

Podesta Baldocchi

Ransohoff's

Roos Bros.

Safeway Stores, Inc.

Schneider Bros., Inc.

Shreve & Company

Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Sommer & Kaufmann

Standard Oil Co. of California

Theatrical Stage Employees Union, Local No. 16

Weinstein Co. Inc

The White House

A. Wilbur Woodruff

Yellow Cab Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Source: “Twenty-Eighth Annual Season San Francisco Opera Association” by San Francisco Opera Association, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Cal.  September 1950.


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