American baritone (1917-2004), famous for his performances at the Metropolitan Opera, recordings and many broadcasts. Merrill was the Metropolitan Opera main baritone after Leonard Warren's death in 1960. Signed photo, shown as Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, inscription that says "Di Provenza", dated in 1945. Mounted on a mat with an original cast page from a Met program for a performance of La Traviata in 1950. Photo is 7.25 x 9.25 inches, cast page is 5.25 x 6.25 inches, total mat size is 18 x 13.25 inches, in excellent condition.