Fireside History Season 2 Episode 3 ”Some May Say I Can’t Sing, But No One Can Say I Din’t Sing”
One of the world's most famous opera singers grew up on South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre. She wasn't famous for being a good opera singer, however. In season 2 episode 3 of Fireside History presented by the Luzerne County Historical Society, Mark Riccetti, Jr. and Michael Ward discuss the life and legacy of Florence Foster Jenkins. Hear an actual aria from the collection and compare the Florence who grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania with the Florence portrayed by Meryl Streep in the 2016 movie.