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Singer Autograph Manuscripts

Original handwritten or typed and signed letters, music quotes, documents and other manuscripts by . Please visit our other categories with singer autograph photos: and .

Singer Autographs & Manuscripts

(Item #: GB3379-GX204A)
French tenor (1831-1905), who starred in the 1866 world premiere of Ambroise Thomas's Mignon. Autograph letter signed, written in Paris, dated in 1865. Written in French, sold untranslated. Letter consists of four folded pages, text is on the first three. Size when fully opened up is 10.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $125.00 USD

(Item #: GB2781-GX064A)
Italian soprano (1825-1898), autograph letter signed, undated one page. Size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GB2782-GX064A)
Italian mezzo-soprano/contralto (1826-1894), autograph letter signed, to the Marchisio sisters, undated. One page in French, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Also included an envelope addressed to the Marchisio sisters. Stamped in Paris in 1861.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: M6512-GX090A)
Australian bass-baritone (1927-2013), 2 signed photos, one in Verdi's Rigoletto (sized at 3.75 x 5.5 inches), one as himself, size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, both in excellent condition. Also included: 1 signed card, 2 x 3.5 inches, and 1 autograph note signed, both in excellent condition. Sold only as lot.

PRICE: $45.00 USD

(Item #: M5976-GX204B)
French tenor (1861-1933), autograph letter signed, dated in 1905. Written in French, sold untranslated. 3 pages of text on a folded document of 4 pages. Total size of unfolded document is 8.75 x 7 pages, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: GB3355-GX204A)
French mezzo-soprano (1835-1907), autograph letter signed, signed in Berlin, dated in 1879. Text is on first three of four folded pages. Written in French, sold untranslated. Size is 4.25 x 6.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $50.00 USD

(Item #: GB2783-GX064A)
French mezzo-soprano (1835-1907), autograph letter signed, in French, dated in Berlin in 1860. Size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Written in 3 pages in fair condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GB3436-GX204C)
Italian soprano (1818-1887), starred in the world premieres of three opera by Giuseppe Verdi: I Due Foscari, Il Corsaro and Macbeth. Autograph Letter signed, addressed to Carolina Ungher, dated in 1863. 1 page, 5.25 x 8.5 inches, in excellent condition. Written in Italian, sold untranslated but with an accompanying typed transcription.  Also included: beautiful lithographic portrait by G. Bacchini, Museum of La Scala, Milan containing her pre-printed signature. Size is 6.75 x 9.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $350.00 USD

(Item #: GB2784-GX064A)
Italian baritone (1856-1928), autograph letter signed, to music editor Gulio Ricordi, in Italian, sold untranslated and dated in 1890, Madrid. Size is 5.25 x 8 inches, 4 pages in excellent condition.

PRICE: $135.00 USD

(Item #: M3028-X4-5)
Hungarian-born baritone (1827-1904), among other things he was the first Hans Sachs in Vienna, created the role of King Solomon in the 1875 world premiere of Die Königing von Saba, opera by Karl Goldmark. Autograph letter signed and dated by him in Vienna in 1868, 1 page, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in German (sold untranslated), in excellent condition.

PRICE: $130.00 USD

(Item #: M5972-GX204A)
German bass-baritone (1835-1900), created the role of Hans Sachs in the world premiere performance of Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger in Munich in 1868. Autograph note signed, dated in Wiesbaden in 1877. Written to Paul Lindau, noted German writer, journalist and theatre director (1839-1919). Written in German, sold untranslated. Manuscript size is 5.75 x 3.75 inches, in extremely good condition.  Also included is an unsigned CDV, shown as himself. Seal on verso of photographer Fritz Luckhardt, Vienna. Size is 2.5 x 4 inches, in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $250.00 USD

(Item #: M3021-X4-5)
German baritone (1788-1856) and actor, was an important singer who created several roles in operas by Spontini and Meyerbeer, but most importantly created the role of Caspar in the world premiere of Der Freischütz by Weber. Autograph letter signed, one page, undated and handwritten only on one side, 8 x 10.5 inches. In German, sold untranslated, some rust toning over the borders, otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $225.00 USD

(Item #: GB2785-GX064A)
Italian soprano (1828-1922), autograph letter signed, posted in Bologna in 1853, in Italian, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 8.5 inches, one page, in very good condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: M3022-X4-5)
English tenor (1819-1889), son of the famous English tenor John Braham (1774-1856), who successfully toured through England, Scottland, Ireland and also in the US (New York and Philadelphia). Autograph music quote, signed and dated by him in 1851, 7 x 4.25 inches, in excellent condition

PRICE: $65.00 USD

(Item #: GB2890-GX064B)
Famous English tenor (1774-1856), (his real name was Abraham). Braham performed at the world premiere of Oberon (opera by C.M Von Weber). Autograph note signed, dated in 1855. One page, written in English. Size is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. Rare!

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: GB2891-GX064B)
Italian tenor (1824-1884), autograph letter signed dated in 1881. Amusingly written in French and ending in English. Two pages sized 5 x 7.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $170.00 USD

(Item #: GB2893-GX064B)
French tenor (1839-1924), 1 Autograph Letter signed, written in New York, dated in 1895. Written in French, sold untranslated. 2 pages, size is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition.  Also included: 1 signed card “Vive la France”, dated in Boston in 1872. Size is 3.5 x 2 inches, in excellent condition

PRICE: $160.00 USD

(Item #: GB2788-GX064A)
French tenor (1839-1924), lot of 3 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph note signed. All in french, sold untranslated. 1 letter written in New York, dated in 1883, the others are undated and with no noted location. The largest letter size is 6.75 x 9.75 inches, others are 4.5 x 7 or 5.5 x 8 inches, note is 3 x 4.5 inches, all are in excellent condition. Sold only as lot. 

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: GB2912-GX069A)
Italian soprano (1877-1928), autograph note signed, dated in 1926. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Text is on both sides of one double-sided card, signature on verso. Size is 5 x 4.25 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $50.00 USD

(Item #: GB3507-GX204D)
French bass (1834-1897), autograph letter signed, dated in 1894. 3 pages of a 4 page folded document, written in French, sold untranslated. Size (when unfolded) is 9.5 x 7.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: GA7855-GX228C)
American mezzo-soprano/contralto (1878-1934), who toured world wide immensely, and greatly helped raise funds for charity causes, later in life became a teacher. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1929, responding to a potential student, two pages in separate sheets, in English, each one is 5.75 x 7.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: GB3821-GX064B)
Italian Castrato (1762-1846), one of the very last of that singing type, also noted singing teacher and composer. Appeared in the world premieres of several noteworthy operas by Mayr, Zingarelli, and Cimarosa. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1834, written to "Mrs. Pacini" (possibly the wife of composer Giovanni Pacini). Written in Italian, sold with English translation. 1 page, size is 7.75 x 9.75 inches, some small rust stains, but otherwise in very good condition. Very rare historic item!

PRICE: $500.00 USD

(Item #: GB3420-GX204C)
Italian soprano (1886-1972), autograph letter signed. 4 pages on 2 sheets of paper. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Size is 8.4 x 10 inches, beautifully preserved in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: GB3002-GX069B)
Romanian soprano (1886-1960), handwritten autobiography, written in Italian, sold untranslated. Fifteen pages of text on five sheets of paper, most double-sided, with three storage holes at the top of each page. Size is 5.75 x 8 inches, small stain at the bottom of first page not affecting the text, otherwise in very good condition.  Also included: four small photo clips ranging in size from 1.5 x 2.9 inches to 2.75 x 4.3 inches, shown both as herself and in role (not scanned).  

PRICE: $100.00 USD

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