"Look. It is like one big family ... everybody my brother, everybody my sister."
December 24, 2010 4:27 PM Subscribe
On Christmas Eve, exactly 100 years ago
, Luisa Tetrazzini
, the most famous opera singer of her day, sang in the streets of San Francisco as a gift to the city she loved. 250,000 people, most of them survivors of the 1906 earthquake listened in silence as she began with "The Last Rose of Summer
," then sang along as she ended with "Auld Lang Syne."