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In 2001, 30 episodes 30 were collected into a videotape series introduced by Burnett, Korman, and Conway. Further Reading Burnett, Carol. One More Time. New York: Random House, 1986. Newsmakers 2000. : Gale Group, 2000. Norwich, William. ” Interview. October 1994, pp. 174+. Recommended Recorded and Videotaped Performances Annie (1982). Columbia Tristar, VHS, 1997. Let Me Entertain You: Carol Burnett Sings. Polygram Records, CD, 2000. C 7 t CALLAS, MARIA (Cecilia Sophia Anna Kalogeropoulos) (1923–1977) Singer Callas made an impressive debut in 1940 at Athens’s National Lyric Theater, but had difficulty advancing her career amidst the chaos of World War II.

In 1954 Callas at long last made her singing debut in the United States, starring in Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. She then joined the Metropolitan for two seasons (1956 and 1958), an event that landed her face on the cover of Time magazine. Her fame in the United States and abroad was furthered by a series of enormously successful recordings she made for EMI’s Angel Records during this period. Callas’s association with the Metropolitan ended with a violent disagreement with its director.

New York: Crown Publishers. 1993. Wolfe, Charles K. ” In American National Biography, edited by John Arthur Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, vol. 4, pp. 492–493. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Recommended Recorded and Videotaped Performances The Best of the Best of the Carter Family. King, CD, 1997. Wildwood Pickin’. Vanguard, CD, 1997. t CASTLE, IRENE (Irene Foote) (1893–1969) Dancer With her husband, Vernon, Irene Castle was the leading popularizer of ballroom dance in the early 20th century.

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