Anya Karlin has been fascinated with opera since the age of 4, when she was invited to join the cast of "Madame Butterfly." At 10, while performing in a Chanukah concert, she discovered the joys of singing in Yiddish. Dressed as a maidel from Eastern Europe, she crooned "Maz'l," a...
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Top, a scene from "Countess Maritza;" Above, YvonneSylva Maritza Josephine Kálmán as a child, with herfather Emmerich Kálmán.
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