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But it wasn't until his introduction to the recordings of Charlie Christian that Burrell began to take a serious interest in the guitar. The amplified sounds of Christian's smooth horn-like phrasing inspired Burrell to devote himself to the study of his instrument. At Miller High School in Detroit, Burrell's music advisor, Louis Cabara, furthered the young man's knowledge of composition and theory. Aside from offering first-rate instruction, Cabara furnished valuable advice concerning the philosophical aspects of music.
While critics approved of the results, there were dangers inherent in this program; Callas's best kept getting better, but her voice and her health became increasingly unpredictable. Her acting became more dramatic. But she began to lose both her power and control over her vibrato; her high notes became softer and less consistent. With increasing frequency, she missed performances from ill health, and she began to accept fewer jobs. By the 1958-59 season, Callas's vocal problems had become so pronounced that she took a long hiatus and after 1959, she performed less and less frequently.
Callas's most famous role was as Bellini's Norma. She was also capturing the fancy of listeners outside the customary opera audience. In Chicago in 1955, when an extra performance of Madama Butterfly starring Callas was scheduled, tickets sold out in fewer than two hours. She had effectively revived the cult of The Diva, 36 • Contemporary Musicians • Volume 11 which had lacked a goddess since the days of Adelina Patti and Maria Malibrun, whose names Callas would all but eclipse. In 1953, having gained considerable heft, Callas began a strict diet regimen and over the following two years became quite slim.