Hirshhorn Gallery, Bertil, Smithsonian, lecture
Here is a portion of Don Pruitt's report on Bertil's talk of June 26 at the Hirshhorn Gallery: "Alla and I have just returned from Bertil's outstanding lecture at the Smithsonian. The talk was fascinating, with several new (to me) photos and sound tracks, including a wonderful Carmen Flower Song from the Firestone Hour and a 'La donna e mobile' from, of all places, the Ed Sullivan Show. The latter used a seductive Maddalena mime who clung to JB throughout, apparently affecting his performance toward greatest fears of verisimilitude that the usual partaker of this role could ever hope for.
"More on Bertil's Smithsonian Lecture in Washington D.C.,"
Journal of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK: Vol. 13
, Article 15.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jussibjorlingsociety/vol13/iss1/15