PREFACE: In writing "The Grand Opera Singers of Today" the object has been to give some account of the leading singers who have been heard in America during the present century. Contents Include; I. The Metropolitan Opera - House Under Maurice Grau. II. The Metropolitan Opera - House Under Heinrich Conried. III. The Manhattan Opera - House Under Oscar Hammerstein. IV. The Metropolitan Opera - House Under Gatti-Casazla and Dippel. V. The Boston Opera - House Under Henry Russell. VI. The Chicago - Philadelphia Company under Andreas Dippel. VII. Conclusion.... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.