All Newest Opera Autographs

All the newest additions of opera autographs (including signed photos, manuscripts and letters) in our website. Some items are signed by more than one opera singer. All guaranteed authentic.
  • (Item #: GB4327-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1876-1945) who starred in the world premiere of operas by Puccini (as Madama Butterfly), Leoncavallo (as Zaza and Mimi in his La Boheme), Mascagni (as Lodoletta) and Giordano. Set of 2 autograph letters signed, each written in Italian, sold untranslated. One of these is 3 pages, size of each folded page is 4.25 x 7 inches, slight tears but otherwise in good condition, the other is a 2 page 5.5 x 8.75 inch document in similar condition. Not sold separately. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4327-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1876-1945) who starred in the world premiere of operas by Puccini (as Madama Butterfly), Leoncavallo (as Zaza and Mimi in his La Boheme), Mascagni (as Lodoletta) and Giordano. Set of 2 autograph letters signed, each written in Italian, sold untranslated. One of these is 3 pages, size of each folded page is 4.25 x 7 inches, slight tears but otherwise in good condition, the other is a 2 page 5.5 x 8.75 inch document in similar condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4326-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1876-1945) who starred in the world premiere of operas by Puccini (as Madama Butterfly), Leoncavallo (as Zaza and Mimi in his La Boheme), Mascagni (as Lodoletta) and Giordano. Set of 2 autograph letters signed, both dated in Buenos Aires in 1914, each are 2 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each is 5.5 x 8.75 inches, in very good condition. Not sold separately. 

    $140.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4326-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1876-1945) who starred in the world premiere of operas by Puccini (as Madama Butterfly), Leoncavallo (as Zaza and Mimi in his La Boheme), Mascagni (as Lodoletta) and Giordano. Set of 2 autograph letters signed, both dated in Buenos Aires in 1914, each are 2 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each is 5.5 x 8.75 inches, in very good condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4323-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1835-1889), and sister of the famed Adelina Patti.  Set of 2 autograph letters signed, both written in French, sold untranslated. One item is 1 page, 4.5 x 6 inches, the other is 2 pages, this item unfolded is 7 x 9 inches, some mounting traces on the empty back pages of each item, otherwise in very good condition. Not sold separately.   

    $90.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4323-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1835-1889), and sister of the famed Adelina Patti.  Set of 2 autograph letters signed, both written in French, sold untranslated. One item is 1 page, 4.5 x 6 inches, the other is 2 pages, this item unfolded is 7 x 9 inches, some mounting traces on the empty back pages of each item, otherwise in very good condition. Not sold separately.   
  • (Item #: GB4321-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1855-1941), daughter of noted Italian mezzo-soprano Adelaide Borghi-Mamo. Autograph note signed, 2 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition. 

    SOLD OUT

    (Item #: GB4321-GX210C)
    Italian soprano (1855-1941), daughter of noted Italian mezzo-soprano Adelaide Borghi-Mamo. Autograph note signed, 2 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4324-GX210C)
    American mezzo-soprano/contralto (1878-1934), who toured worldwide and greatly helped raise funds for charity causes, later in life became a teacher. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1906, three pages, written in English, each one is 4.25 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.

    $50.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4324-GX210C)
    American mezzo-soprano/contralto (1878-1934), who toured worldwide and greatly helped raise funds for charity causes, later in life became a teacher. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1906, three pages, written in English, each one is 4.25 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.
  • (Item #: GB4325-GX210C)
    French tenor (1851-1896), strongly associated to the French repertoire, and creator of the main tenor roles in the world premieres of Offenbach's Les Contes d´Hoffmann, Delibes' Lakme, and Massenet's Manon.  Signed album page, inscribed and dated in 1888. Bold handwriting and signature. Size is 4.5 x 4.5 inches, very small creases on bottom left corner and mounting traces on verso, otherwise in excellent condition. 

    $75.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4325-GX210C)
    French tenor (1851-1896), strongly associated to the French repertoire, and creator of the main tenor roles in the world premieres of Offenbach's Les Contes d´Hoffmann, Delibes' Lakme, and Massenet's Manon.  Signed album page, inscribed and dated in 1888. Bold handwriting and signature. Size is 4.5 x 4.5 inches, very small creases on bottom left corner and mounting traces on verso, otherwise in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4322-GX210C)
    American soprano (1860-?), autograph letter signed on embossed letterhead. 2 pages, written in English. Size of each page is 4.5 x 7 inches, mounting traces on back page (which contains no text), otherwise in excellent condition. 

    $35.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4322-GX210C)
    American soprano (1860-?), autograph letter signed on embossed letterhead. 2 pages, written in English. Size of each page is 4.5 x 7 inches, mounting traces on back page (which contains no text), otherwise in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4319-GX210C)
    Star Canadian soprano (1847-1930), and one of the leading singers of the late 19th-early 20th centuries. Autograph letter signed, embossed, 3 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4319-GX210C)
    Star Canadian soprano (1847-1930), and one of the leading singers of the late 19th-early 20th centuries. Autograph letter signed, embossed, 3 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4318-GX210C)
    Star Italian baritone (1877-1953) who had a very long and successful career in Europe and America. Autograph note signed, 1 page of a 4 page folded document, written in Buenos Aires, dated in 1931. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.75 x 9 inches, clear and bold handwriting and signature, in very good condition.  

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4318-GX210C)
    Star Italian baritone (1877-1953) who had a very long and successful career in Europe and America. Autograph note signed, 1 page of a 4 page folded document, written in Buenos Aires, dated in 1931. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.75 x 9 inches, clear and bold handwriting and signature, in very good condition.  
  • (Item #: GB4310-GX210B)
    Austrian Soprano (b.1927), typed letter signed, dated in Hamburg in 1961. 1 page, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4310-GX210B)
    Austrian Soprano (b.1927), typed letter signed, dated in Hamburg in 1961. 1 page, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4309-GX210B)
    German soprano (1919-1988), typed note signed, written in Salzburg on her own letterhead, dated in 1953. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.  

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4309-GX210B)
    German soprano (1919-1988), typed note signed, written in Salzburg on her own letterhead, dated in 1953. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.  
  • (Item #: GB4311-GX210B)
    German soprano (1912-1991), among the leading Wagnerian stars of the post-World War II era. Autograph note signed, written on one side of a 4 x 5.75 inch postcard, written in German, sold untranslated, in very good condition. 

    $35.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4311-GX210B)
    German soprano (1912-1991), among the leading Wagnerian stars of the post-World War II era. Autograph note signed, written on one side of a 4 x 5.75 inch postcard, written in German, sold untranslated, in very good condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4315-GX210B)
    German coloratura soprano (1925-1989), set of 2 typed letters signed, on her Bavarian State Opera letterhead, each dated in Munich in 1956. Each is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, written in German, sold untranslated, and in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 

    $30.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4315-GX210B)
    German coloratura soprano (1925-1989), set of 2 typed letters signed, on her Bavarian State Opera letterhead, each dated in Munich in 1956. Each is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, written in German, sold untranslated, and in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4313-GX210B)
    Signed album page, signed by the American soprano and actress, dated in 1941.  Size is 5.5 x 8 inches, in excellent condition

    $40.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4313-GX210B)
    Signed album page, signed by the American soprano and actress, dated in 1941.  Size is 5.5 x 8 inches, in excellent condition
  • (Item #: GB4312-GX210B)
    German soprano (1897-1994), who had a major career prior to the Second World War. Set of three typed letters signed, two of these are 8.25 x 11.75 inch documents, the other is on a 4 x 5.75 inch card. Each is 1 page, written in German, sold untranslated, and in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 

    $75.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4312-GX210B)
    German soprano (1897-1994), who had a major career prior to the Second World War. Set of three typed letters signed, two of these are 8.25 x 11.75 inch documents, the other is on a 4 x 5.75 inch card. Each is 1 page, written in German, sold untranslated, and in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4317-GX210B)
    German soprano (1911-1986), celebrated in lyric Wagnerian and Strauss roles. Autograph letter signed on personal letterhead, dated in 1966. 1 page written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $30.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4317-GX210B)
    German soprano (1911-1986), celebrated in lyric Wagnerian and Strauss roles. Autograph letter signed on personal letterhead, dated in 1966. 1 page written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4316-GX210B)
    Hungarian soprano (1891-1976), autograph letter signed, on personal letterhead, dated in Munich in 1964. 3 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $30.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4316-GX210B)
    Hungarian soprano (1891-1976), autograph letter signed, on personal letterhead, dated in Munich in 1964. 3 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4284-GX210A)
    German coloratura soprano (1900-1990), especially known for roles in the Mozart repertoire. Autograph note signed on 2 sides of a 4.25 x 6 inch card, dated in Berlin in 1943. Written in German, sold untranslated, in excellent condition. 

    $30.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4284-GX210A)
    German coloratura soprano (1900-1990), especially known for roles in the Mozart repertoire. Autograph note signed on 2 sides of a 4.25 x 6 inch card, dated in Berlin in 1943. Written in German, sold untranslated, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4283-GX210A)
    German soprano (1921-2018), celebrated in the dramatic repertoire, particularly Wagner and Strauss, and for her intense acting skills. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1960, 2 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Bold handwriting and signature, the letter extensively discusses the role of Richard Strauss's Elektra, possibly her most celebrated role. (At the top of the page is the heading "Inge Borkh-Welitsch", reflecting her marriage to the bass-baritone Alexander Welitsch but the signature is as "Inge Borkh"). Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $50.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4283-GX210A)
    German soprano (1921-2018), celebrated in the dramatic repertoire, particularly Wagner and Strauss, and for her intense acting skills. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1960, 2 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Bold handwriting and signature, the letter extensively discusses the role of Richard Strauss's Elektra, possibly her most celebrated role. (At the top of the page is the heading "Inge Borkh-Welitsch", reflecting her marriage to the bass-baritone Alexander Welitsch but the signature is as "Inge Borkh"). Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4282-GX210A)
    German soprano (1903-1990). Set of 2 autograph letters signed, each dated in 1962 and 1 autograph note signed, dated in 1975. The two letters are on her personal letterhead, are 2 pages in length, sized at 8.25 x 11.75 inches, and are in very good condition. The autograph note signed is on a folded postcard brochure (each page is 4.25 x 6 inches) and contains a beautiful front page cover photo of a Christmas market in Munich. Each item is written in German, sold untranslated. Not sold separately. 

    $60.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4282-GX210A)
    German soprano (1903-1990). Set of 2 autograph letters signed, each dated in 1962 and 1 autograph note signed, dated in 1975. The two letters are on her personal letterhead, are 2 pages in length, sized at 8.25 x 11.75 inches, and are in very good condition. The autograph note signed is on a folded postcard brochure (each page is 4.25 x 6 inches) and contains a beautiful front page cover photo of a Christmas market in Munich. Each item is written in German, sold untranslated. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4285-GX210A)
    German soprano (1908-1982), typed letter signed, dated in 1962. 2 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in very good condition. 

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4285-GX210A)
    German soprano (1908-1982), typed letter signed, dated in 1962. 2 pages, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.25 x 11.75 inches, in very good condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4286-GX210A)
    Italian superstar tenor (1890-1957), one of the greatest tenors of all time, often regarded as "the second Caruso". Carbon copy of a typed letter on official letterhead, authentically hand-signed by him at the bottom, dated in Rome in 1944, size is 8 x 9.25 inches. `Also included: typed 2-sided note with New Year's greetings, 5.75 x 8.75 inches, dated in Rome in 1945. Both written in Italian, sold untranslated. Not sold separately. 

    $70.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4286-GX210A)
    Italian superstar tenor (1890-1957), one of the greatest tenors of all time, often regarded as "the second Caruso". Carbon copy of a typed letter on official letterhead, authentically hand-signed by him at the bottom, dated in Rome in 1944, size is 8 x 9.25 inches. `Also included: typed 2-sided note with New Year's greetings, 5.75 x 8.75 inches, dated in Rome in 1945. Both written in Italian, sold untranslated. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4287-GX210A)
    French "baryton-martin" i.e. a singer whose tessitura lies between baritone and tenor (1768-1837), who later taught singing at the "Conservatoire de Musique" of Paris, from 1825 to 1837. Created some 15 roles in operas by various composers including Nicholas Dalayrak, Andre Gretry and Etienne Mehul.  Autograph letter signed, 1 page written in French, dated in 1826, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 7.75 inches, small crease on top right and tear on empty back pages, otherwise in very good condition. r

    $70.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4287-GX210A)
    French "baryton-martin" i.e. a singer whose tessitura lies between baritone and tenor (1768-1837), who later taught singing at the "Conservatoire de Musique" of Paris, from 1825 to 1837. Created some 15 roles in operas by various composers including Nicholas Dalayrak, Andre Gretry and Etienne Mehul.  Autograph letter signed, 1 page written in French, dated in 1826, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 7.75 inches, small crease on top right and tear on empty back pages, otherwise in very good condition. r
  • (Item #: GB4290-GX210A)
    Dutch soprano (1868-1949), also celebrated voice teacher. Autograph letter signed, 2 pages on her own letterhead, dated in 1912. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4290-GX210A)
    Dutch soprano (1868-1949), also celebrated voice teacher. Autograph letter signed, 2 pages on her own letterhead, dated in 1912. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.
  • (Item #: GB4292-GX210A)
    Austrian soprano (1872-1947), remarkable in her interpretations of Wagnerian roles, and heavily promoted by Gustav Mahler, who took her to the Vienna State Opera where she became a superstar singer. Also known by her birth name "Anna Von Mildenburg".   Autograph note signed, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 4.25 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4292-GX210A)
    Austrian soprano (1872-1947), remarkable in her interpretations of Wagnerian roles, and heavily promoted by Gustav Mahler, who took her to the Vienna State Opera where she became a superstar singer. Also known by her birth name "Anna Von Mildenburg".   Autograph note signed, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 4.25 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4294-GX210A)
    French soprano (1824-1892), appeared in the world premiere productions of Berlioz's Beatrice et Benedict and Les Troyens.  Autograph note signed with embossed letterhead, 1 page, written in French, sold untranslated. Size is 4 x 5.25 inches, in very good condition. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4294-GX210A)
    French soprano (1824-1892), appeared in the world premiere productions of Berlioz's Beatrice et Benedict and Les Troyens.  Autograph note signed with embossed letterhead, 1 page, written in French, sold untranslated. Size is 4 x 5.25 inches, in very good condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4295-GX210A)
    Swedish star soprano (1918-2005), world-famous for her interpretations of dramatic roles in Wagner, Puccini and Richard Strauss operas.  Set of 6 handwritten signed postcards, each written in English and signed as "Birgit", and dated between 1965-77. These refer to recent performances, including a triumph in Moscow, Bayreuth rehearsals, and similar matters. Size of each is 4 x 5.75 inches, in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 

    $70.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4295-GX210A)
    Swedish star soprano (1918-2005), world-famous for her interpretations of dramatic roles in Wagner, Puccini and Richard Strauss operas.  Set of 6 handwritten signed postcards, each written in English and signed as "Birgit", and dated between 1965-77. These refer to recent performances, including a triumph in Moscow, Bayreuth rehearsals, and similar matters. Size of each is 4 x 5.75 inches, in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4296-GX210A)
    German soprano (1888-1976), typed letter signed, on her home letterhead in Santa Barbara, California, signed as "Lotte". 1 page in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.5 x 11 inches, small tear at bottom, several bullet holes, otherwise in good condition.

    $35.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4296-GX210A)
    German soprano (1888-1976), typed letter signed, on her home letterhead in Santa Barbara, California, signed as "Lotte". 1 page in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8.5 x 11 inches, small tear at bottom, several bullet holes, otherwise in good condition.
  • (Item #: GB4291-GX210A)
    English soprano and leading voice teacher (1834-1906). Set of 2 Autograph notes signed by her with letterhead, 1 page each, both written in English. One of these is sized at 3.75 x 6.25 inches, the other is 3.5 x 5.25 inches, both in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4291-GX210A)
    English soprano and leading voice teacher (1834-1906). Set of 2 Autograph notes signed by her with letterhead, 1 page each, both written in English. One of these is sized at 3.75 x 6.25 inches, the other is 3.5 x 5.25 inches, both in excellent condition. Not sold separately. 
  • (Item #: GB4308-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1877-1955), starred in the world premiere production of Pietro Mascagni's Isabeau in 1911. Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated, dated in 1913. Size of each page is 5.25 x 6.75 inches, very small creases on bottom and tears in middle, otherwise in very good condition. 

    $75.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4308-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1877-1955), starred in the world premiere production of Pietro Mascagni's Isabeau in 1911. Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated, dated in 1913. Size of each page is 5.25 x 6.75 inches, very small creases on bottom and tears in middle, otherwise in very good condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4305-GX210A)
    Star Italian baritone (1877-1953) who had a very long and successful career in Europe and America. Autograph letter signed, 8 pages total (4 pages each on two 4 page folded documents), written in San Remo, Italy, dated in 1939. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.5 x 7.25 inches, clear and bold handwriting and signature, in excellent condition.

    $85.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4305-GX210A)
    Star Italian baritone (1877-1953) who had a very long and successful career in Europe and America. Autograph letter signed, 8 pages total (4 pages each on two 4 page folded documents), written in San Remo, Italy, dated in 1939. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5.5 x 7.25 inches, clear and bold handwriting and signature, in excellent condition.
  • (Item #: GB4306-GX210A)
    German concert singer and teacher (1893-1967), as well as the daughter of legendary German soprano Johanna Gadski. Autograph letter signed, 1 page on her own letterhead, written in English, dated in 1947 (signed as "Charlotte Busch" reflecting her marriage to Ernest Busch). Size is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, small creases and tears at the very bottom (not affecting any written material), otherwise in very good condition.

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4306-GX210A)
    German concert singer and teacher (1893-1967), as well as the daughter of legendary German soprano Johanna Gadski. Autograph letter signed, 1 page on her own letterhead, written in English, dated in 1947 (signed as "Charlotte Busch" reflecting her marriage to Ernest Busch). Size is 8.25 x 11.5 inches, small creases and tears at the very bottom (not affecting any written material), otherwise in very good condition.
  • (Item #: GB4307-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1876-?), 3 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 6.75 inches, small crease on bottom right, otherwise in excellent condition. 

    $45.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4307-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1876-?), 3 pages, written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 5 x 6.75 inches, small crease on bottom right, otherwise in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4304-GX210A)
    German soprano (1898-1985), sang mostly in recital. Typed letter signed, dated in Frankfurt in 1937. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8 x 11.5 inches, small tears on several corners not affecting text and signature.   

    $40.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4304-GX210A)
    German soprano (1898-1985), sang mostly in recital. Typed letter signed, dated in Frankfurt in 1937. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 8 x 11.5 inches, small tears on several corners not affecting text and signature.   
  • (Item #: GB4303-GX210A)
    Belgian baritone (1848-1929), performed Escamillo in the world premiere production of Bizet's Carmen.  Autograph letter signed, 1 page, written in French, sold untranslated. Bold handwriting and signature. Size of each page is 5.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition. 

    SOLD OUT

    (Item #: GB4303-GX210A)
    Belgian baritone (1848-1929), performed Escamillo in the world premiere production of Bizet's Carmen.  Autograph letter signed, 1 page, written in French, sold untranslated. Bold handwriting and signature. Size of each page is 5.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4301-GX210A)
    Famous American soprano (1864-1903), admired by Massenet and Saint-Saens. She appeared in the world premiere productions of several major operas, creating the title roles of Massenet's Thais and Esclarmonde, and Saint Saens' Phryne.  Autograph Letter signed, dated in 1892, 5 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4.5 x 6 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4301-GX210A)
    Famous American soprano (1864-1903), admired by Massenet and Saint-Saens. She appeared in the world premiere productions of several major operas, creating the title roles of Massenet's Thais and Esclarmonde, and Saint Saens' Phryne.  Autograph Letter signed, dated in 1892, 5 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4.5 x 6 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4302-GX210A)
    Belgian soprano (1805-1896), sang frequently in Paris and London, and created roles in the world premieres of several major operas including Alice in Giacomo Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable, Oscar in Daniel Auber's Gustave III, Pauline in Gaetano Donizetti's Les Martyrs (the French version of Poliuto), Princess Eudoxie in Fromental Halévy's La Juive, Ginevra in Halévy's Guido et Ginevra, Marguerite de Valois in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots,  and Teresa in Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini.  Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $450.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4302-GX210A)
    Belgian soprano (1805-1896), sang frequently in Paris and London, and created roles in the world premieres of several major operas including Alice in Giacomo Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable, Oscar in Daniel Auber's Gustave III, Pauline in Gaetano Donizetti's Les Martyrs (the French version of Poliuto), Princess Eudoxie in Fromental Halévy's La Juive, Ginevra in Halévy's Guido et Ginevra, Marguerite de Valois in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots,  and Teresa in Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini.  Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, written in French, sold untranslated. Size of each page is 4 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB4301-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1907-1984), who excelled in the verismo repertoire, she was the  composer Pietro Mascagni's favorite Santuzza in his opera Cavalleria Rusticana. She also created the roles of Atte in Mascagni's Nerone,  Cecilia Sagredo in Franco Vittadini's La Sagredo and Saint Clare in Licinio Reficie's  1926 oratorio Trittico Francescano.  Typed letter signed, 1 page, dated in Milan in 1935 on her own letterhead, bold and clear handwritten signature below the typed text. Written in Italian, sold  untranslated. Full size of page (when unfolded) is 8 x 11.5 inches, in excellent condition.

    $50.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4301-GX210A)
    Italian soprano (1907-1984), who excelled in the verismo repertoire, she was the  composer Pietro Mascagni's favorite Santuzza in his opera Cavalleria Rusticana. She also created the roles of Atte in Mascagni's Nerone,  Cecilia Sagredo in Franco Vittadini's La Sagredo and Saint Clare in Licinio Reficie's  1926 oratorio Trittico Francescano.  Typed letter signed, 1 page, dated in Milan in 1935 on her own letterhead, bold and clear handwritten signature below the typed text. Written in Italian, sold  untranslated. Full size of page (when unfolded) is 8 x 11.5 inches, in excellent condition.
  • (Item #: GB4298-GX210A)
    French soprano (1801-1863), later teacher, particularly associated with Rossini roles and also operas by Meyerbeer and Auber - Cinti-Damoreau world premiered several operas for them including Rossini's Le Comte Omry, Guillaume Tell, Maometto II, Mose in Egitto, and Il Viaggo a Reims, Auber's Le Domino Noir and La Muette de Portici and Meyerbeer's Robert Le Diable.  Set of 2 autograph letter signed, in French (untranslated), both 1 pages in length, one of these dated in 1848, size is 4 x 5.25 inches, the other is on a larger sheet of 8.25 x 11 inches, dated in 1838, very clear handwriting with much of the text possibly written by another hand but with her clear signature, some rust on the far edges of the sheet but not affecting text or signature.  Not sold separately. Rare vintage items!

    $120.00 USD

    (Item #: GB4298-GX210A)
    French soprano (1801-1863), later teacher, particularly associated with Rossini roles and also operas by Meyerbeer and Auber - Cinti-Damoreau world premiered several operas for them including Rossini's Le Comte Omry, Guillaume Tell, Maometto II, Mose in Egitto, and Il Viaggo a Reims, Auber's Le Domino Noir and La Muette de Portici and Meyerbeer's Robert Le Diable.  Set of 2 autograph letter signed, in French (untranslated), both 1 pages in length, one of these dated in 1848, size is 4 x 5.25 inches, the other is on a larger sheet of 8.25 x 11 inches, dated in 1838, very clear handwriting with much of the text possibly written by another hand but with her clear signature, some rust on the far edges of the sheet but not affecting text or signature.  Not sold separately. Rare vintage items!
  • (Item #: GB8172-GX206I)
    American mezzo-soprano, signed photograph, shown as herself, inscribed. Size is 8 x 10 inches, small crease on bottom left, otherwise in excellent condition.

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8172-GX206I)
    American mezzo-soprano, signed photograph, shown as herself, inscribed. Size is 8 x 10 inches, small crease on bottom left, otherwise in excellent condition.
  • (Item #: GB8173-GX206I)
    American mezzo-soprano and longtime Executive Director, later President, of the Harlem School of the Arts (1927-2009). Signed photograph, shown as herself. Size is 7.5 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.

    $30.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8173-GX206I)
    American mezzo-soprano and longtime Executive Director, later President, of the Harlem School of the Arts (1927-2009). Signed photograph, shown as herself. Size is 7.5 x 8.5 inches, in very good condition.
  • (Item #: GB8164-GX206I)
    Danish soprano (b.1945), signed photograph, shown as herself, inscribed. Size is 4.75 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8164-GX206I)
    Danish soprano (b.1945), signed photograph, shown as herself, inscribed. Size is 4.75 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB8191-GX206I)
    Slovenian mezzo-soprano (1927-1985), signed postcard photograph, shown as Adelaide in Richard Strauss's Arabella. Stamped on verso by photographer Lieske. Size is 3.75 x 5.5 inches, in very good condition.

    $25.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8191-GX206I)
    Slovenian mezzo-soprano (1927-1985), signed postcard photograph, shown as Adelaide in Richard Strauss's Arabella. Stamped on verso by photographer Lieske. Size is 3.75 x 5.5 inches, in very good condition.
  • (Item #: GB0725-GX206I)
    Star Italian coloratura soprano (1871-1940) of great international fame. Her voice was remarkable for its phenomenal flexibility, thrust, and thrilling tone. Signed postcard photograph, shown as herself, photo by the Philice Publishing Company, London. Size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, small creases on corners, otherwise in very good condition. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB0725-GX206I)
    Star Italian coloratura soprano (1871-1940) of great international fame. Her voice was remarkable for its phenomenal flexibility, thrust, and thrilling tone. Signed postcard photograph, shown as herself, photo by the Philice Publishing Company, London. Size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, small creases on corners, otherwise in very good condition. 
  • (Item #: GB8153-GX206I)
    Austrian contralto (1879-1948). Signed vintage Cabinet Photograph, shown as Magdalena in Wagner's Die Meistersinger, inscribed and dated in 1905. Photo by Mertens Mai and Company photographers, Vienna. Size is 4.5 x 8 inches, beautiful vintage item in excellent condition. 

    $140.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8153-GX206I)
    Austrian contralto (1879-1948). Signed vintage Cabinet Photograph, shown as Magdalena in Wagner's Die Meistersinger, inscribed and dated in 1905. Photo by Mertens Mai and Company photographers, Vienna. Size is 4.5 x 8 inches, beautiful vintage item in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB8192-GX206I)
    Star Canadian soprano (1847-1930), and one of the leading singers of the late 19th-early 20th centuries.  Signed photograph, shown as herself, dated in 1889. The 6 x 8.75 inch photo is mounted onto paper, total item size is 6.75 x 10 inches, vintage item in excellent condition. 

    $100.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8192-GX206I)
    Star Canadian soprano (1847-1930), and one of the leading singers of the late 19th-early 20th centuries.  Signed photograph, shown as herself, dated in 1889. The 6 x 8.75 inch photo is mounted onto paper, total item size is 6.75 x 10 inches, vintage item in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: H6509-GX206I)
    French mezzo-soprano and influential singing teacher (1882-1946). Signed vintage photograph of her in the title role of Edgar Tinel's opera Katharina, a role she performed in the world premiere production in Brussels in February 1909. Photo is inscribed and is dated in 1909. Photo size is 5 x 8.5 inches, mounted onto cardboard, total item is 6 x 9.5 inches, rare vintage item in excellent condition. 

    SOLD OUT

    (Item #: H6509-GX206I)
    French mezzo-soprano and influential singing teacher (1882-1946). Signed vintage photograph of her in the title role of Edgar Tinel's opera Katharina, a role she performed in the world premiere production in Brussels in February 1909. Photo is inscribed and is dated in 1909. Photo size is 5 x 8.5 inches, mounted onto cardboard, total item is 6 x 9.5 inches, rare vintage item in excellent condition. 
  • (Item #: GB8189-GX206I)
    Italian-born American soprano (1909-2014), who sang at the Met Opera for over 25 years. Albanese was noted for her performances of Verdi and Puccini roles, later in her life worked to help young musicians and singers. Signed photograph, shown in the title role of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, size is 8 x 10 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED: signed Opera News magazine program/cast page of a 1958 radio broadcast of Puccini's La Boheme from the Metropolitan Opera, New York with her signature on the photo of her as Mimi. Size of each page is 6.75 x 10 inches, in very good condition, not sold separately. 

    $60.00 USD

    (Item #: GB8189-GX206I)
    Italian-born American soprano (1909-2014), who sang at the Met Opera for over 25 years. Albanese was noted for her performances of Verdi and Puccini roles, later in her life worked to help young musicians and singers. Signed photograph, shown in the title role of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, size is 8 x 10 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED: signed Opera News magazine program/cast page of a 1958 radio broadcast of Puccini's La Boheme from the Metropolitan Opera, New York with her signature on the photo of her as Mimi. Size of each page is 6.75 x 10 inches, in very good condition, not sold separately. 
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