Abbreviated Aria


How ignoble of U.S. News to give the incomparable Luciano Pavarotti such short shrift in your "Arrivederci to a Divo Larger Than Life" [One Week, September 17].

We found the basis of your article, with the inclusion of James Brown, sadly lacking and unworthy of the great performer.

Bertram and Elfriede Westbrook

New Orleans