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Singer Autograph Manuscripts

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Singer Autographs & Manuscripts

(Item #: GB3501-GX204D)
British soprano (1910-1999), autograph note signed, dated in 1957. 1 page, size is 6.25 x 8 inches, small crease on top left, otherwise in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $30.00 USD

(Item #: GB3435-GX204C)
German soprano (1806-1854), internationally celebrated, who starred in the world premieres of Ludwig Van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Missa Solemnis as well as Carl Maria Von Weber's opera Euryanthe in which she sang the title role. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1850, written in English. 3 pages of text on a four-page folded document. Size (unfolded) is 8 x 6 inches. Very rare historical item, in extremely good condition!

PRICE: $450.00 USD

(Item #: M3014-X4-5)
German baritone (1826-1906), who later became very important as a teacher for many singers in his own world famous school in Frankfurt. Autograph letter signed, dated in Hamburg in 1865, in German, sold untranslated. One page, size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a small card (4 x 2.75 inches), with an inscription in German, signed by him, undated, and a modern, half-tone copy of a famous photo of Stockhausen shown with composer Johanner Brahms in 1869. This is most likely taken from a modern program, size is 5.5 x 8 inches. Three items - All in excellent condition.

PRICE: $170.00 USD

(Item #: GB2883-GX064B)
Bohemian soprano (1834-1902), who was associated with significant premieres of operas by Verdi, including Aida. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1901, to famous music editor Ricordi. Written on 3 pages, in Italian, sold with transcription. Size is  4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $350.00 USD

(Item #: M3775-SL7-7)
Rosina Storchio, Italian soprano (1876-1945) who starred in the world premiere of operas by Puccini (she was the first Madama Butterfly), Leoncavallo (the first Zaza in the opera of the same name and Mimi in his La Boheme), Mascagni (she was the first Lodoletta in the opera of the same name) and Giordano (she was the first Stephana in Siberia). Autograph letter signed, dated in July 1907, to a friend. In Italian, about some theater-related business, sold untranslated. One page, size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Also included is a photo of her, 5 x 7 inches, all in excellent condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: GB2884-GX064B)
Czech-born American impresario (1825-1887), autograph note signed in English, including Maria Piccolomini’s hand written text at the top, dated 1859. One page sized 4.75 x 8 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $120.00 USD

(Item #: M3005-X4-5)
Autograph music quote signed by the Austrian tenor (1858-1937), who focused mostly on operetta. Among other roles he created, Streitmann created in 1885 the role of Sandor Barinkay at the world premiere of The Gypsy Baron, operetta by Johann Strauss. Music quote from The Gypsy Baron, signed by him. Streitmann wrote under the quote "Friendly memories from the 1000th representation of the Gypsy Baron", Vienna 1909. One page, 8 x 8 inches, dated in Vienna in 1909, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: GB3353-GX204A)
German soprano (1847-1927), autograph letter signed, written in Berlin, dated in 1896. Item consists of 2 sets of 4 folded pages, text is on the first 5 of these 8 pages. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 5.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $120.00 USD

(Item #: GA1110-GX236A)
Star Spanish mezzo-soprano (1895-1936), very popular in her time. Autograph letter signed by her, to a critic, thanking him for a favorable review. On one folded sheet, handwritten on two pages, signed as "Conchita S.". Total sheet size is 11 x 7.5 inches (unfolded). In French, a translation into English is included, in very good condition. Autographs of Supervia are extremely rare

PRICE: $975.00 USD

(Item #: M6507-GX090A)
Japanese tenor, 2 signed photos, one as himself, sized at 3.5 x 5.5 inches, and the other in role (possibly Don Jose in Bizet's Carmen) sized at 4.5 x 6 inches, both dated in 1963. ALSO INCLUDED: 3 Autograph Notes Signed, 2 on paper, 1 on a Christmas/New Years card, each is written in English. Sold only as lot. 

PRICE: $45.00 USD

(Item #: GB2886-GX064B)
Star Italian tenor (1850-1905), chosen by Verdi for the title role in the world premiere of Otello in 1887. He also was one of the first Italian tenors to have left recordings. Autograph letter signed, dated in 1897, signed as "Tamagno" and to an unknown recipient. Written in Italian, sold untranslated. Two pages in one folded sheet, each page is 4.5 x7 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $120.00 USD

(Item #: M3303-E1-1)
Star Italian tenor (1850-1905), chosen by Verdi for the title role in the world premiere of Otello in 1887. He also was one of the first Italian tenors to have left recordings. Autograph letter signed, dated in Milan in 1901, signed as "Tamagno" and to an unknown recipient. In French language, sold untranslated. Two pages in one folded sheet, each page is 4.5 x 6.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $350.00 USD

(Item #: N7207-E1-1)
Acclaimed Italian tenor (1820-1889), originally named Enrico Danieli, who was well known for his command of very high notes and powerful voice. Autograph letter signed by him, about personal matters, to an unknown nobleman, dated in 1866. In French, with a translation included. Two pages on a folded sheet, with his initials as letterhead on the first page, each one is 4 x 5 inches, mounting traces on the last page, otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $195.00 USD

(Item #: N6748-SL3-9)
Acclaimed Italian tenor (1820-1889), originally named Enrico Danieli, who was well known for his command of very high notes and powerful voice. Short signed note, handwritten in French, about a couple of tickets for a performance. Size is 3.75 x 5 inches, mounted on a hard cardboard, in excellent condition. ALSO INCLUDED are 2 carte de visite photos (CDVs) of Tamberlink, one by photographer Disderi, Paris, the other by Pierre Petit, Paris. Sized 2.5 x 4 inches.  

PRICE: $150.00 USD

(Item #: GG8103-GX104B)
Ukrainian baritone (1860-1923), autograph note signed written on a postcard, written in Russian, sold with an English translation. Postcard also contains a half-tone photo image of Tartakov, shown as himself. Size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches, in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: GB2929-GX069A)
Leading German opera and oratorio soprano (1831-1877), very successful in London during the 1860's and 1870's, considered one of the first dramatic sopranos of the 19th century. Autograph letter signed, written in German, dated in 1855. Sold with typed English translation. Original letter two pages on one three-sided folded sheet, size is 5.5 x 8.5 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $120.00 USD

(Item #: GB2930-GX069A)
Leading German opera and oratorio soprano (1831-1877), very successful in London during the 1860's and 1870's, considered one of the first dramatic sopranos of the 19th century. Autograph note signed, written in English, with beautiful embossed letterhead. Written on two sides of a folded four-sided document, size is 6 x 4 inches, in excellent condition. Also included: a typed invitation from the Duke of Edinburgh to an evening party with the the Prince and Princess of Wales among other dignitaries. Size is 8.25 x 5.5 inches, slight ink stain at top right but otherwise in good condition. 

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GG8101-GX104B)
French mezzo-soprano (1838-1892), 1 autograph note signed, 1 page, written in English. Size is 4.5 x 7 inches, in excellent condition. Also included: 1 unsigned photo etching, shown in role, possibly taken from a magazine. Size is 6 x 7.5 inches, in excellent condition. Sold only as lot. 

PRICE: $60.00 USD

(Item #: GB3500-GX204D)
German soprano (1897-?), signed album page, written in German with brief sentiment. Also included: signature on verso of Franz Egenieff, German baritone and actor (1874-1949), inscribed and dated in 1927. Size is 6 x 7 inches, slight fading at top of page but otherwise in excellent condition.

PRICE: $60.00 USD

(Item #: GB3401-GX204B)
French tenor (1850-1904), starred in the world premieres of Massenet's operas Herodiade and Le Mage. Autograph letter signed, written in French, sold untranslated. 3 pages of a 4 page folded document. Size when unfolded is 8.75 x 7 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: GB3433-GX204C)
French mezzo-soprano (1821-1910), autograph letter signed. 2 pages of text on four page folded document. Written in French, sold untranslated. Size (unfolded) is 8.25 x 4.1 inches, in excellent condition. Envelope with stamp is also included.

PRICE: $175.00 USD

(Item #: GB2910-GX069A)
German tenor (1845-1900), autograph note signed. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 4.4 x 5.7 inches, mounting traces on verso but otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: GB2906-GX064B)
German tenor (1823-1893), autograph note signed, dated in 1859. Written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 5.25 x 8.25 inches, one page, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $185.00 USD

(Item #: GB3426-GX204C)
Bulgarian soprano (1913-1996), autograph letter signed, dated in 1949. 1 page, written in German, sold untranslated. Size is 7.25 x 10.5 inches, in excellent condition. 

PRICE: $50.00 USD

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