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AUTOGRAPHS - Singers - Manuscripts

Original handwritten or typed and signed letters, music quotes, documents and other manuscripts by opera singers. Please visit our other categories with singer autograph photos: Autographs - Singers, and Autographs - Singers ($50 or less).

AUTOGRAPHS - Singers (M - P)

(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 #: 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 #: GB2903-GX064B)
Star Italian tenor (1794-1854), who performed in many premieres of operas by Bellini and Donizetti. Autograph letter signed, in Italian, sold untranslated. Size is 7.75 x 10 inches, in two pages, with some folds, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $400.00 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: $175.00 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 #: 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 #: M3305-E1-1)

Bottero, Alessandro (1831-1892), Italian bass who specialized in basso buffo roles in bel canto operas, sang in many important theaters in Europe and South America.

Autograph letter signed and dated by him in 1887, asking somebody (probably a theater manager) to include Il Barbiere di Siviglia in the repertoire for the current season. One single sheet handwritten on both sides (folded into 4 pages of which 3 are handwritten by him, the 3rd is signed). Size of the entire sheet is 7 x 9 inches, in Italian, sold with a translation (see scans).

PRICE: $185.00 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 #: GB2788-GX064A)
French tenor (1839-1924), autograph letter signed, in french, sold untranslated and undated. Size is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GB2892-GX064B)
French tenor (1839-1924), signed card “Vive la France”, dated in Boston in 1872. Size is 3.5 x 2 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: GB2791-GX064A)
Italian baritone (1831-1918), autograph letter signed, dated in 1892, in Italian sold untranslated. Size is 4.5 x 7 inches, four pages, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: GB2793-GX064A)

French soprano (1824-1905), who was the first Traviata in the USA.

Autograph letter signed, dated in 1865, Madrid, written in French and sold with translation. Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches, four pages, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: M2997-X4-5)

French tenor, musician and composer (1811-1871), mostly known as a teacher in singing and, most especially, declamation. Delsarte also composed songs and performed as a tenor at the Comique Opera in Paris.

Autograph music quote of a song, signed by him, inscribed, on 2 pieces of paper glued to each other, each being approx. 6.25 x 5 inches, making a total size of 6.75 x 9.75 inches, in excellent condition. Rare!

PRICE: $400.00 USD

(Item #: M3011-X4-5)

German baritone (1806-1877), who created the role of Hans Heilig in the opera of the same name by Marschner, also performed as Christ in the famous 1829 revival of Saint Matthew´s Passion by Mendelssohn.

Autograph letter signed by him, dated in London in 1853, in German, one page, 5.25 x 8 inches, in excellent condition

PRICE: $140.00 USD

(Item #: GB2798-GX064A)
American soprano (1851-1941), autograph letter signed, dated in Paris in 1872. Written in French, sold untranslated. Size is 5 x 8.25 inches, tow pages, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: N8394-E1-2)

German tenor and opera impresario (1866-1932), who from 1908 through 1910 was a joint manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Signed typed letter, dated in New York in 1905, to Steinway & Sons, praising the pianos and thanking for their courtesies during his recent engagements in the US. One page, 8 x 10.5 inches, this is the carbon copy of the typed letter, hand signed in black ink by the artist at the bottom. Item has folds, but is in very good condition.

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: GB2894-GX064B)
Italian tenor (1790- 1873), who performed at the world premiere of the Il Viaggio a Reims (opera by Rossini). Autograph letter signed, dated in Bologna in 1839. Written in Italian, sold with translation Two pages sized 7.5 x 9.5 inches, with fold in excellent condition.

PRICE: $285.00 USD

(Item #: M3002-X4-5)

Leading German tenor (1877-1958), created roles for several works by Pfitzner and other modern operas.

Autograph letter signed by him, in German, 1 page, dated in Ravensburg -his birthplace - in 1934. Sold untranslated. Size is 8.5 x 11 inches, has folds, in excellent condition

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GB2794-GX064A)

French bass-baritone (1861-1933), who was in the world premiere Thais.

Autograph letter signed, dated in 1890, Paris. Size is 4.5 x 7 inches, tow pages, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $80.00 USD

(Item #: GB2801-GX064A)

Italian tenor (1816-1887), who sung at the world premiere Caterina Cornaro, Alzira, Stiffelio and Un Ballo in Maschera.

Autograph letter signed, dated in 1871, Paris, in Italian, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches, one page, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $220.00 USD

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