Gigli, Beniamino - Collection of Signed Contracts 1926-1951
Item #: GB9731-GX228A
Italian star tenor (1890-1957), widely regarded as one of the greatest tenors of his generation.
Amazing, interesting and large collection of contracts with theaters and concert agents, all signed by superstar tenor Beniamino Gigli, between 1926 and 1951. Some 33 contracts plus a few documents, most bearing his signature, signing theaters/agencies include: Teatro Alla Scala (Milan), Teatro San Carlo (Naples, Italy), Terme di Caracalla (Rome), Teatro Adriano (Rome), NBC Artists (New York), Teatro Nacional San Carlos (Lisbon, Portugal), San Francisco Opera, Teatro Reale dell´Opera (Rome), Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Columbia Concerts Corp., R. E. Johnston, Teatro Argentino and Radio Belgrano (Argentina), agency Laurent Mariosa, agent Ricardo Covoes (Lisbon), etc. Varios sizes, from 8 x 10 inches to 8.5 x 11.75 inches.
Also in this lot are 5 interesting contracts signed with the Federazione Nazionale Fascista del Lavoratori dello Spettacolo, with the letterhead of this institution, from the period 1940-1943, for opera performances in different Italian theaters (Arena di Verona, Maggio Fiorentino, Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, Teatro Regio in Parma, Teatro Sociale in Mantova), one page each, 8 x 11 inches.
All in good condition, see scans - Sold as a collection only, not sold separately.
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