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She was also capturing the fancy of listeners outside the customary opera audience. In Chicago in 1955, when an extra performance of Madama Butterfly starring Callas was scheduled, tickets sold out in fewer than two hours. She had effectively revived the cult of The Diva, 36 • Contemporary Musicians • Volume 11 which had lacked a goddess since the days of Adelina Patti and Maria Malibrun, whose names Callas would all but eclipse. In 1953, having gained considerable heft, Callas began a strict diet regimen and over the following two years became quite slim.
1970-1976; released debut album, Peabo, Bang, 1976; signed with Capitol Records and released Reaching for the Sky, 1977; signed with Elektra Records, c. 1983; signed with Columbia Records, 1990. " Addresses: Home—Atlanta, GA. , New York, NY 10019. the ear of the label's then-general manager, Eddie Biscoe. Biscoe signed Bryson to a contract as a writer, producer, and arranger and encouraged Bryson to perform his own songs. For several years Bryson worked with hometown bands and wrote and produced for Bang.