Appeared in P.G. Wodehouse
's play, "The Play's The Thing," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA.
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In 1943, at the height of his fame as a Metropolitan Opera star, he was arrested by the FBI on charges of being an enemy alien. The charge, based almost entirely on circumstantial evidence and innuendo, was thought to have been made by a rival singer with the company. After much legal wrangling and testimony from friends and colleagues, Pinza, who spent several months interred on Ellis Island, ...