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Hollywood Bowl opera
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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This striking photo shows the vast crowd listening to Wagner's opera, "Die Walkure," which opened the Bowl season. It marked the first time in history that an opera had opened the Symphonies Under the Stars season, and the throng thrilled to the beauty and impressiveness of Wagner's great music drama in a natural setting. The listeners cheered the Valkyrie scenes. Photograph dated July 13, 1938.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1738
Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Amphitheaters--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Opera--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Night photographs
Time Period

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