Magic Johnson

She may be a brassy innkeeper from Amarillo, but when Mary Jane Johnson takes the stage with Pavarotti, opera fans everywhere are enchanted.

MARY JANE JOHNSON IS GROOMED to the nines. Radiant, chignoned, draped in a taupe silk pantsuit, Amarillo’s five-foot-nine-inch opera sensation deserves the distinction once given to her by a fellow Texan, gossip maven Liz Smith: “She is easily the most gorgeous soprano in the world of classical music.”

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