Einstein Press Photos

 by Gregory J. Mallon

 

         

PROFESSOR EINSTEIN ATTENDS OPERA (SPANISH OPERA at the Metropolitan in New York)

Professor Albert Einstein attends a Spanish opera at the Metropolitan in New York


ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO SLUGPROFESSOR EINSTEIN ATTENDS OPERA.  After Turning down an invitation to attend a German Opera, Professor Albert Einstein, renowned scientist, went to the performance of a Spanish opera at the Metropolitan in New York, December 12 [1930].  He was invited back stage where he was photographed with, left to right, Giovanni Martinelli, Tenor; Giulio Gatti-Casazza, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera House; MME. Maria Jeritza, Soprano; <unknown text>... Oscar Strauss, Composer of the "Waltz Dream" [and "The Chocolate] Soldier" and other operattas.  The opera he<unknown>... Bizet's "CARMEN" with Jeritza and Martinelli in the leading roles.  Source & Original Photo: Associated Press (from New York)