THE AUTOGRAPH BLOG

Farinelli in Madrid...and an Autograph Document

The Bourbon King, Philip V, wasn't born a Spanish royal at all. He was the younger son of Louis, The Grand Dauphin, who was heir apparent to the French throne, and as he had older brothers who were directly in line, there was little expectation that he would ever rule...

Ray Kroc: His Life and “Grinding it Out”

Even if you do not recognize the name “Ray Kroc,” you will recognize the franchise that he expanded to every corner of the globe -- McDonald’s. Ray Kroc is widely considered one of the greatest American businessmen in modern times. He practically launched the fast-food industry and changed the food-service...

Louis Moreau Gottschalk - The First Great American Composer

Louis Moreau Gottschalk, american pianist and composer. His life, timeline, and career - and his autograph memorabilia

The Arturo Toscanini Tours and His Wider Repertoire

The Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini was one of the most acclaimed musical figures of the late 19th century, and through to the mid 20th century. His career included spells as director of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the NBC Symphony Orchestra...

Glossary of Autograph Terms

A glossary with the most important terms in autographs and autograph collecting

Autograph Framing Done Right - How to Frame Your Autographs Properly

With the time, patience, and resources put into acquiring that treasured autograph, the last thing you want to do is have all that effort go to waste. Whether it’s an autographed photo, a marked-up historical document, or a signed movie poster, you’ll want to keep the autograph in as pristine...

Opera Memorabilia: Tosca - The Tumultuous Premiere of a Puccini Classic

Some operas seem destined to take a firm place in the repertoire from their premiere, and Tosca can certainly be said to be one of these. Tosca opera memorabilia is widely sought-after, and a new production is something that is always guaranteed to sell well, or if cast with international...

Judy Garland - A Long Career in a Short Life

Most remembered for The Wizard of Oz and Meet Me in St. Louis, the raw star quality that Judy Garland had made her one of the most iconic and loved singing actresses in movie history. The market in memorabilia is still so popular that a Judy Garland autograph or signed...

Maria Callas Authentic Autographs: A Guide

Maria Callas Authentic Autographs: A Guide   The star Greek-American soprano (1923-1976), a legend in her time and today, has left many signed photos, programs, letters and signed records. Her autograph is today one of the most sought-after modern autographs in the opera memorabilia world.   Thanks to demand, the...

Richard Strauss Memorabilia: Lost Photo Found - Strauss and Vienna 1929

Two years ago while antique shopping in Purcellville, Virginia, I discovered a black lacquered frame with glass, sitting on the floor of a dingy consignment shop. Its only identifying mark at the time was a raised stamp near the bottom right, Herlango, which was a photograph company of Austria in...

Enrico Caruso: The New York Years

Enrico Caruso: The New York Years From the golden age of opera in the early years of the twentieth century, few voices define their era better than that of Enrico Caruso. One of the first great star tenors in a time that otherwise worshiped coloratura sopranos and their music, Caruso's...

The Ultimate Guide on How To Store Autographed Photos

From an authentic signed autograph with Walt Disney's signature to historical ballet memorabilia, collecting pieces of personalized history captured into a moment is magical. And, you want them to last a lifetime, being passed through generations to become more valuable. However, the question is: What is the best way to...

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Tamino Autographs @2020 - All rights reserved.


Showing items 1-12 of 73.

Tamino Autographs @2020 - All rights reserved.