1920 Interior photo at http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Louisiana/New_Orleans/_Texts/KENHNO/45*.html
the French Opera Association acquired the building for $50,000 from the Merchants' Insurance Company.
-- Jules Layolle, 1909‑1912
During the season of 1908‑1909 there was no opera. From 1914
to 1919 the opera was suspended on account of the war and the impossibility of bringing a company from Europe.
singers who composed the different troupes -- 1909 — Tenors, Escalais, Zocchi; baritones, Harsatto, Charal; bassos,
Huberty, Carque, Lacombre; falcons, Demedy, Fierans; chanteuses légères, Cahuzac; dugazons,
operas produced 1909 — November 25: "Louise;" December 11,
"Le Jongleur de Notre Dame;" December 25, "Hansel und Gretel."