The Goldwyn Follies
("Love Walked In" (1937), uncredited) / (performer: "La traviata" (1853), "La Serenata" (1900) - uncredited)
Although they were both white, she and baritone Lawrence Tibbett
sang several arias in the first recordings ever made of music from George Gershwin
's opera "Porgy and Bess". Although the music was conducted by Alexander Smallens
, these were the only recordings of the "Porgy and Bess" music ever made with Gershwin himself ...
Did You Know?
Beautiful, blonde former singer with the Paul Whiteman orchestra who became a leading soprano with the Metropolitan Opera, remaining with the company from 1935 to 1941 when she married Met Orchestra flautest George Poselle. After the Poselles retired to Florida in the early 1970s, Jepson became very active with artistic affairs in the Miami area until her death.