March 1929

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March 1929 - to of L'p of a in $200,-000 demonstration of...
to of L'p of a in $200,-000 demonstration of cheering. Singer Asks $250,000 for Slander Socially Prominent New Yorkers to Be Brought Into Lydia Lindgren's Charges Against Julia Claussen. Special to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Post-Gazette Post-Gazette and the Chicago Tribune. LYUIA I.1NDGULX. November elections. NEW YORK, March 26. Names of numerous socially .prominent New Yorkers will be brought into the $250,000 slander suit of Mme. Lydia Lindgi-en, Lindgi-en, Lindgi-en, grand opera singer, against Mme. Julia Claussen. Metropolitan Metropolitan prima donna, Mme. Lindgren's counsel, Robert K. Dempsey, said to- to- : day. j Mme. Claussen denies that she I ever slandered Mme. Lindgren or instigated instigated a whispering campaign against the rival diva, who contends that she was driven into retirement, an "inferiority complex" and an attempt attempt at suicide by poison by such attacks. Dempsey's statement says jthat Mme. Claussen was responsible for remarks concerning Mme. Lindgren Lindgren during six years here and in Ktirope. "The campaign." he says, "constantly "constantly linked the name of Mme. Lindgren with those of several men of wealth and prominence, who will be mentioned. Other persons will be named as having repeated the slan- slan- ders." duced far narrow similar centers of Mountain but Allegheny, stationary expected stage SAN reported was worth of the The said, men, One Amols a case the walked in an man.

Clipped from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette27 Mar 1929, WedPage 1

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)27 Mar 1929, WedPage 1
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