215. ADER, Rose- SPc showing the German soprano as "La Traviata" also signed on the back with her name and Hamburg in Oktober 1915. The beautiful Ader was Puccini's last romance and there is an extensive correspondence in circulation.
.................$200
216. ALBONI, Marietta- the great contralto writes "The art of singing is becoming lost, and it's survival depends soley on the only true music of the future which is that of Rossini Paris 8 February 1881 MAlboni". Interesting that he writes this 13 years after after Rossini's death!! Alboni was one of the most important and popular contraltos of the 19th century creating Pacini's "Ebrea", Auber's "Zerline" and Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle". Her repertory was vast encompassing all the great roles and her fame was international. Rossini first heard her as a student in Bologna and was so impressed he coached her.
.................$275
217. ALTHOUSE, Paul- SP 7 x 9" sepia portrait of the American tenor who sang at the Met off and on from 1913 (debut in the first Met "Boris" as Dimitri)- 1940) and created Herbert's "Medeleine", Giordano's "Madame sans Genes", de Koven's "The Canterbury Pilgrims" and Cadman's "Shanewis"!! From 1934 on he was a Wagner tenor including singing Siegmund opposite Flagstad in the Met debut!! Many records and as a teacher his pupils included Tucker, Steber, Simoneau and Dalis.
.................$175
224. BJONER, Ingrid- SP 5 x 7" Fayer Wien photo of the late Norwegian soprano as Donna Anna one of the many roles she sang so very, very well at the Met, Vienna, Munchen and elsewhere. A very fine artiste.
.................$75
225. BJOERLING, Jussi- SP color cover photo 12 x 12" for RCA Victor Bjorling at Carnegie Hall LP. SPECTACULAR.
.................$1,500
226. BOSETTI, Hermine- SPc of the Viennese born virtuoso soprano for 25 years STAR of the Munich Opera where she created Wolf-Ferrari's "Le Donne Curiose" & "I Quattro Rusteghi" as well as being that theatre's first Cio cio san, Manon, Oktavian and Zerbinetta. She guested in all the German houses, sang regularly in Vienna and was a London favorite. GREAT recordings.
.................$225
218. ANDERSON, Marion- the great contralto signs the program for a recital in Emporia, Kansas March 28, 1949. Together with a large 20 page well illustrated souvenir book.
.................$100
219. BAKER, Dame Janet- SP 8 x10" color portrait of the GREAT English mezzo, a marvelous versatile artist.
.................$85
220. BARASORDA, Antonio- SP 5 x 7" photo as Gennaro in Lucrezia Borgia" Bologna. The Puerto Rican tenor was superb as Cyrano at the Met last season. Uncommon.
.................$85
221. BARRIENTOS, Maria- SPc of the brilliant Spanish soprano star signed 4.12.1900 when she was VERY YOUNG. Her wonderful recordings explain her triumphant reception everywhere she sang.
.................$225
222. BARTOLI, Cecilia- SP 5 x 7" glamour photo of today's SUPERSTAR vocalist.
.................$50
223. BATTLE, Kathleen- SP 4 x 6" photo in a gorgeous gown or together with Dame Kiri in Act 1 of "Arabella."
.................$85
227. BOUVIER, Helne- SP 5 x 7" portrait of the important French mezzo from the late 30s for the next 20 years. She sang in a vast repertory in both Paris houses creating Milhaud's "Bolivar" as well as Durufle's popular "Requiem" and sang in Buenos Aires and all the French and Belgian houses. Many fine recordings.
.................$125
228. CABALLE, Montserrat- SP 5 x 7" color photo of the fur wrapped Spanish DIVA or action photo as a Barcelona Norma or Venice Elisabetta in "Roberto Devereux". The Spanish Diva's 1973 Met NORMA has been on Met's Sirius Satellite radio recently.
.................$50
229. CALLAS, Maria- SP 8 x 10" Melancon Met stage shot from act 2 of "Tosca" with Gobbi- signed in blue marker across dark part of the costumes.
.................$975
230. CALLAS, Maria Meneghini- SP 4 x 6" Piccagliani photo as Norma arguably La Divina's greatest role.
.................$1,375
231. CALLAS, Maria- SUPERB CATALOGUE/BOOK. 417 pp in French and English picturing and describing all 417 lots offered for sale 2 & 3 December 2000 in Paris by Calmels Chambre Cohen which run the gamut from letters to Callas (de Hidalgo, Pasolini etc), reviews and magazine cover stories she had collected to antique furniture, paintings and domestic objects to corsets, nightgowns, dresses, hats and shoes to pyrex kitchen wear all belonging to CALLAS and coming from two collections all described and documented in the book. Fine 12 page introductory article by Michel Roubinet contributor to Diapason magazine and lengthy descriptive articles on the two collections as well as list of prices realized. THIS IS REALLY LIKE ANOTHER CALLAS BIOGRAPHY but WITH A DIFFERENCE. AS YOU SEE AND CAN ALMOST TOUCH HER PERSONAL EFFECTS. NOT TO BE MISSED.
.................$150
232. MARIA CALLAS- the DIVA writes and signs a check on the Worth Avenue National Bank-Palm Beach Fla., for $100 10 march 1975. She wintered there with di Stefano during her last years. Matted with a photo talking to her broker. Overall 11 x 17.5" Unusual.
.................$975
CALLAS, Maria- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 233. CALLEJA, Joseph- SP 8 x 10" portrait of the Maltese tenor the Met's new Duke Rigoletto
.................$65
234. CALLEJA, Joseph- SP 4 x 6" photo of the Maltese tenor as Arturo in "I Puritani."
.................$50
235. CANIGLIA, Maria- SP 5 x 7" photo of the beloved Italian DIVA as Leonora in "La Forza del Destino" a role she recorded opposite Masini with Marinuzzi conducting- a GREAT set.
.................$85
236. CARUSO, Enrico- large signature below laid down oval photo on a 7 x 9" mount. Splendid.
.................$975
237. CARUSO, Enrico- SPc of the Great Caruso as Canio in "I Pagliacci"- THE Opera photo!! this is matted and framed overall 10 x 12".
.................$1,475
238. CARUSO, Enrico- Self caricature by the artistic tenor- SUPERB ink on paper head profile London 1906 7 x 8" matted.
.................$1,675
CARUSO, Enrico- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 239. CASANOVA, Francisco- SP 4 x 6" photo of the Dominicano tenor as Eleazar in Vienna's "La Juive" or himself.
.................$50
240. CAVALIERI, Lina- Spc of the most beautiful woman in the world as they said, from the Collection Coquelin.
.................$225
241. CEBOTARI, Maria & DIESEL, Gustav- SPc photo of the beloved Moldavian soprano star of opera and film with her actor husband. Cebotari has left a rich selection of live, recorded and filmed performances She died in 1949 at age 39.
.................$150
242. CORELLI, Franco- SP 4 x 6" photo of the late great Italian tenor STAR as Manrico, Don Jose or Dick Johnson.
.................$175
243. CRESPIN, Regine- SP 8 x 10" of the French "ETOILE" in three of HER roles, Didon in "Les Troyens", her creation of Pizzetti's "Fedra" at La Scala (4 x 6") and Elisabeth in "Tannhauser "in Paris.
.................$75
244. DAMRAU, Dianna- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Met's new Rosina as The Queen of the Night or herself. Spectacular singer.
.................$45
245. DAMRAU, Diana- SP 5 x 7" color photo of the stunning German coloratura star of the Mets' new "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" shown as Zerbinetta role of her sensational Met debut last season, The Queen of the Night or herself.
.................$45
246. d'ANGELO, Gianna- SP 8 x 10" photo of the simpatica Americanc coloratura
.................$65
247. delMONACO, Mario- SPc original Fayer Wien prints of the titanic Italian dramatic tenor STAR as his smiling self or Otello.
.................$275
248. de los ANGELES, Victoria- SP 5 x 7" action shot or head shot as Elisabeth in "Tannhauser" one of the beloved Spanish soprano's favorite specialties!
.................$150
249. DELUNSCH, Mireille- SP 5 x 7" bust shot of the gifted young French soprano who is making a name for herself.
.................$40
250. deLUSSAN, Zelie- short note from the Brooklyn born Golden Age soprano with a nice cabinet photo. Tape across back shows thru the note.
.................$75
251. deRESZKE, Jean- the GOLDEN AGE Polish tenor star writes in French "one cannot do better than one is able‹to want to is the grief of my life! jean de Reszke 1899" together with a role photo.
.................$125
252. di STEFANO, Giuseppe- SP 4 x 6" Piccagliani of Pippo smiling or as Nemorino. both terrific as was his expansive singing.
.................$85
253. DOMINGO, Placido- GIANT 11" long signature from the great tenor of all trades.
.................$50
254. DOMINGO, Placido- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Spanish tenor in "Fanciulla del West" 1979 or "Tosca" 1982 from the Teatro Colon. Terrific earlier images. Minor surface markings. A bargain. (More available).
.................$50
255. DVORSKY, Peter- SPc photo of the Slovak tenor as a baby Edgardo or later a 4 x 6" color shot as Alvaro in Vienna later on. He had a beautiful voice.
.................$50
256. EAMES, Emma- SP of the Shanghai born American Golden Age Diva as Aida d/s in her hand over the printed signature. This heavy stock print is a copy print of a signed photo that has been dedicated and signed later by Eames over the printed dedication. A bargain at
.................$100
257. ELMO, Cloe- SP 6 x 9" full body Fayer Wien portrait of the marvelous Italian mezzo d/s very early on in 1933! What a voice. Unusual this vintage.
.................$300
258. FARRAR, Geraldine- SPc of the American STAR as Manon from the Collection Coquelin.
.................$175
FARRAR, Geraldine- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 259. FLAGSTAD, Kirsten- SP 8 x 10" portrait of the great Norwegian Wagnerian soprano ­ some surface markings, and the writing is light so Special.
.................$100
260. FLOREZ, Juan Diego- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Met's Almaviva as Don Ramiro, himself or Idreno (others available).
.................$45
261. FLOREZ, Juan Diego- SP 8 x 10" informal shot of the brilliant Rossini tenor specialist on his motorcycle s Juan Diego (other large photos available).
.................$65
262. FLEMING- Renee- SP 4 x 6" color photo of the gorgeous voiced soprano in her calling card opera "Russalka" or her glamorous self (more available).
.................$50
263. GALLARDO-DOMAS, Cristina- SP 5 x 7 color photo of the Chilean soprano, the Met's new Butterfly as Antonia at La Scala or a Met Mimi, 5 x 7" or herself, 4 x 6" (more available).
.................$50
264. GENCER, Leyla- SP 4 x 6" photo of the Turkish UNIQUE soprano STAR of the Italian opera scene post Callas. Great specialist in the bel canto repertory she exhumed & sang many unusual works by Pacini, Mayr, Donizett, Rossini and others before most of her contemporaries and most are preserved on the prate market. Here are Norma, herself and Aida.
.................$85
265. GERSTER, Etelka- the Slovakian born Hungarian Marchesi pupil, for a while Patti's formidable rival much in the Callas-Tebaldi mold, write "In kind remembrance of Etelka Gerster- Gardini Boston 11 may 1882" which was the height of the rivalry. Gerster was a very brilliant singer and enjoyed great international acclaim. She was married to tenor Carlo Gardini & her son in law was the fine tenor Walter Kirchoff. After retiring she opened a very successful singing school in Berlin. She died in Bologna in 1920. Together with an over size 4 x 8" cabinet style photo.
.................$275
266. GIGLI, Beniamino- SP 4 x 6" photo of the beloved Italian tenor star as Don Jose (Piccagliani) portrait for Ross Verlag with a tiny paper loss to the right bottom edge or des Grieux (Villani).
.................$375
267. GOBBI, Tito- SP 4.5 x 8" photo of a painting of the ever original baritone as Scarpia for Angel records s 1971.
.................$150
GOBBI, Tito- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.
268. GRISI, Giulia- ALS 1 page note in English from the Italian soprano creator of Adalgisa in Bellini's "Norma". "My Dear friend I am very happy to tell you that you are a very kind and good friend your affectionate Giulia Grisi" together with a CdV photo of the singer
.................$200
269. GUDEN, Hilde- SP 4 x 6" Ilse Buhs photo as a Berlin Melisande or herself smiling for Decca.
.................$125
270. HEIDT, Winifred- SP 8 x 10" portrait of the American contralto famed for her Carmen during the 1940s-50s ­she was married to Eugene Conley for a time.
.................$85
271. HOLL, Robert- SP 5 x 7" photo of the German basso as Gurnemanz at Bayreuth.
.................$50
272. HUFFSTODT, Karen- SP 5 x 7" smiling backstage shot of the American soprano with a bouquet of flowers (see MARGISON, Richard below).
.................$50
273. HUSSA, Maria- SPc photo by Willinger Wien of the smiling soprano Wien 1936. She was a pupil of Elizza and sang in Vienna, Prague and all the German houses including Hamburg 1926-1932 where she created Korngold's "Der Wunder der Heliane" and Resphigi's "La Campana Sommersa". She emigrated to Chicago in the late 1930s sang with the Chicago Opera and one Marschallin at the Met in 1940. She opened a successful voice studio in the windy city and lived there till 1980. Some Homochord and HMV records. Lovely artist.
.................$85
274. JANOWITZ, Gundula- SPc photos of the Viennese soprano as Donna Anna, Countess Madelaine and Amelia Boccanegra.
.................$60
275. JOHNSON, Edward (di Giovanni, Edoardo)- SPc of the Canadian tenor later Met general manager showing him as Luigi in "Il Tabarro" and Rinuccio in "Gainni Schicchi" roles he created in the 1919 Teatro Costanzi Rome premiere of the Trittico (The world premiere took place at the Met)- ANS on the message side. UNUSUAL.
.................$250
276. JOURNET, Marcel- SP 8 x 10" Maztzene Studio Chicago sepia profile portrait of the legendary French basso. He was with the Met during the San Francisco earthquake and sang 225 times with the company. He was also active for his long (1891-1933) career at both Paris Houses ,Chicago , La Scala, Teatro Colon, the Monnaie and Monte Carlo among other creating Boito's "Nerone" in Milano under Toscanini as well as operas by Hahn, Fevrier, Gunsbourg etc . He had an enormous repertory but was especially prized as a Wagnerian- Hans Sachs, Wotan etc. Fine records.
.................$200
277. KRAUS, Alfredo- SP 7 x 9" photo of the elegant/dapper Werther d/s 1978.
.................$150
278. LAGRANGE, Michelle- SP 5 x 7" photo of the lovely French soprano in "Benvenuto Cellini" at the Teatro Colon 1982.
.................$60
279. LANZA, Mario- SP 7 x 9" photo of the smiling tenor screen STAR d/s "To Ed Anderson as truly wonderful, considerate friend , May I wish you the very best of everything in life always Mario Lanza" Framed overall 10.5 x 12" Signed in light bgreem marker writing is clear.
.................$1,500
280. LAWRENCE, Marjorie- SP 8 x 10" photo of the stunning Australian star as Brunhilde in "Die Walkure" "Ho Yo To Ho" ­ would we have the likes of her today! There are some great broadcasts, I'm sure one will turn up on Sirius/Met soon!!! Her career had a tragic end when she contracted polio. 'Interrupted Melody" tells the story.
.................$375
LEHMANN, Lotte- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 281. LICITRA, Salvatore- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Met's Canio as himself or Riccardo (others available).
.................$50
282. LIPKOWSKA, Lydia- SP 8 x 10" sepia Ira L.Hills Studio New York photo of the special Russian soprano a notable Traviata. Snow Maiden etc. Success came early at the Imperial Opera in St Petersburg, Met, Chicago and elsewhere. After the Russian Revolution she lead a gypsy life living and appearing in the USA, Paris with Maria Kousnetsoff's Opera Russe, Italy, even Russia and finally settling in Beirut. She was Virigina Zeani's teacher. Fine recordings. Upper & lower right corner loss. D/s "To My Edna remember me! L. Lipkovska" Rather uncommon this form.
.................$200
283. LYTTON, Sir Henry- SPc of the GREAT Savoyard D'Oyly Carte star as Murgatroyd in "Ruddigoire" SCARCE. Great recordings.
.................$175
284. MALANIUK, Ira- SPc Fayer photos of the beautiful Ukrainian mezzo in two of her Strauss specialties- Grafin Adelaide in "Arabella" and Clairon in "Capriccio" roles she sang very often during her long tenures in Vienna & Munich.
.................$60
285. MARAK, Otakar- SPc of the star tenor of the Prague Opera as Canio s 1915.A fine lyric tenor he had a BIG career that encompassed Berlin, London, Munich, Hamburg (created Busoni's Brautwahl"), Paris, Brussels ,Chicago and of course Prague where he sang more than 1500 performances. Fine records. The end of hid life was tragic.
.................$125
286. MARCHESI, Mathilde- ALS 1 p in English from the legendary vice teacher (Melba, Eames, Calve, Gerster, Galli-Marie, Sanderson etc to her pupil .."Dear Ellen (Beach YAW)..I approve the Traviata for the 29th but not the Russian song for the 27th- would you not sing 1)Pourquoi rester? (Saint Saens) 2) Marquise. I approve Lakme and the Valse from Romeo et Juliette for the 29th.I wish you would return as soon as possible to Paris. Avoue de coeur. Yours affectionately Mathide Marchesi . Je vous prie de me rappeler un beau souvenir de Lady M....Paris le 19 Mai 1902- 88 rue Jouffroy (where they all listened, listened, listened, learned, learned as Milanov (not a Marchesi pupil!) said later in another context!). She really over saw the whole show and her pupils were proof of her wisdom. (PS at the top she adds in French "This is the 26th letter that I have written today."
.................$150
287. MARGISON, Richard- SP 5 x 7" color stage shot from "Il Tabarro" with Karen HUFFSTODT-signed by both.
.................$60
MARTINELLI, Giovanni- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 288. MASSARD, Robert- SP c photos of the very elegant French baritone in two of his finest operas. "Iphegenie en Tauride" photo Erlanger de Rosen and "Lucia di Lamermoor" photo Lipnitzki.
.................$60
289. MAUREL, Victor- SP Aime duPont, New York cabinet photo of the French baritone creator of Verdi's Iago and Falstaff- he also created Gomes's "Fosca" and "IL Guarany" at La Scala and Tonio in Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci" at Milano's Teatro dal Verme. Huge repertory, superior artist one of the ALL TIME GREATS.
.................$750
290. MAZAROFF, Todor- SPc Dietrich Wien of the Bulgarian tenor active in Vienna and Milano 1930s-50s in "La Traviata."
.................$85
MELBA, Dame Nellie- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. MELCHIOR, LAURITZ- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.
291. MERRILL, Robert- SP 8 x 10" photo as Germont the role of the late American baritone's Met debut from about that time or a vintage Ashton from "Lucia"!
.................$65
292. MILANOV, Zinka- SP 8 x 10" Sedge le Blang Met photos of the great Croatian DIVA in "Aida" and "Un Ballo in Maschera" live performances of which from 1954 & 1956 were recently broadcast on the new Met Sirius satellite station.
.................$175
MILANOV, ZINKA- see HOLIDAY GRETINGS section.
293. MOFFO, Anna- SP 8 x 10" photo of the late glamorous STAR as La Traviata Act 1 or Mimi in "La Boheme" also Act 1
.................$60
294. NERI, Giulio- SP 5 x 7" photo of the black voice Italian basso as Don Basilio in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" d/s 1947.
.................$300
295. NETREBKO, Anna- SP 5 x 7" color photos of the Russian SUPERSTAR as Juliette or herself or Susanna (others available, just ask!!)
.................$50
NETREBKO, Anna- see CONDUCTORS section OZAWA 296. NETREBKO, ANNA- SP 8 x 10.5" GLAMOUR color photos of the Russian soprano STAR.
.................$85
297. THE DREAM TEAM- ANNA NETREBKO & ROLANDO VILLAZON SP 8 x 10.5" photo of the STAR soprano and tenor smiling at the camera for DGG or embracing in "LA TRAVIATA."
.................$95
298. NILSSON, Birgit- SP 5 x 7" Fayer Wien color photo of the late Swedish soprano as Brunhilde mit helmet, spear und shield! or a 7 x 8.5" b/w bust shot as a slinky Met Salome right out of "Cats"!! d/s.
.................$100
NILSSON, Birgit- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 299. OLIVERO, Magda- SP 7 x 9" photo of the UNIQUE Italian DIVA d/s in Italian... "the smile of Margherita Magda Olivero 1972 Mefistofole Macerata" 1972 Macerata. Top border gone.
.................$100
300. PAPE, Rene- SP 8 x 10" as Met Mephistofoles or 5 x 7" Vienna King Mark.
.................$50
301. PATTI, ADELINA- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 302. PAVAROTTI, Luciano- HUGE signature 7" long signature.
.................$50
303. PAVAROTTI, Luciano- SP 4 x 6" Piccagliani photo of the tenor star YOUNG- La Scala "Rigoletto" 1967 or La Boheme 1972-Early photos are pretty scarce.
.................$150
304. PAVAROTTI, Luciano- SP 7 x 9" color photo later on.
.................$75
305. PETRAUSKAS, Kipras- (PIOTROWSKY, Cyprian)- SP 7 x 9" Sudak Teatro Colon BA photo of the Lithuanian tenor who started in Vilnius 1906 creating his brother Mikas's opera "Birute"- He sang with great success at the Maryinsky , appeared in the major German and Italian theatres as well as at the Teatro Colon and was a major star of Maria Kousnetzoff's Paris based Opera Russe which toured the world. He was a great success in the US singing programs of Lithuanian songs for the large emigree community. He had a ringing voice that excelled in Italian opera. Fine records. The signature is partly faded SCARCE.
.................$200
306. PODLES, Ewa- the stupendous Polish contralto d'agilita signs the CD book for her wonderful Handel arias from Rinaldo & Orlando set. Podles signs very little.
.................$75
PONS, LILY- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 307. PONSELLE, Carmela- SP on one page of a 4 page 6 x 9" promotion flyer ­there are 5 role photos, a bio and review quotes. Rosa's sister was a very fine mezzo, always overshadowed by her sister. d/s 1958, SCARCE.
.................$150
308. PONSELLE, Rosa- SP 5 x 7" Mishkin photo of the GREAT Italo/American soprano as Norma perhaps her greatest role d/s 1956.
.................$375
309. POPP, Lucia- SP 4 x 6" Fayer Wien color photo as Arabella or 5 x 7" b/w photo as Blonde of the late Czech soprano.
.................$85
310. QUASTHOFF, Thomas- SP 8 x 10" color portrait photo of the German baritone star or as Amfortas in the Vienna Parsifal- he is top of the heap right now.
.................$75
311. RAMEY, Sam- SP 5 x 7" photo of the every popular basso star as himself or in the Vienna"Gerusaleme."
.................$50
312. ROSSI-LEMENI, Nicola- SP 4 x 6" photo of the late Bulgarian/Italian basso as Mefistofole, Mephistopheles or Boris Godunov. He was an original! He was married to soprano Virgina Zeani.
.................$75
RYSANEK, Leonie- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.
313. SANDERSON, Sybil- ALS 1 p in French "San Francisco Nov 11, (18)90 Monsieur- I am most happy to write you some lines and to know that they will take their place in your album opposite n the very great and dear Maitre Massenet Sybil Sanderson". Nice letter from Massenet's "Muse" for a while and creator of his "Esclarmonde" the year before and "Thais" in 1894. She also created Saint-Saens "Phyrne". Sanderson, a GREAT BEAUTY, a Marchesi pupil, had a short, brilliant career was plagued by illness, drink, drugs, amours and whatever else. Her mentioning Massenet is an important link. SCARCE.
.................$375
314. SCHADE, Michael- SP 5 x 7" color photo of the Swiss tenor as in "Zauberflote" or Purcell's "King Arthur" both at the Salzburg Festival.
.................$50
315. SCHMIDT, Joseph- SPc Ross Verlag photo of the diminutive tenor with the GOLDEN VOICE in a scene from the film "Heut' ist der Schonste Tag in Meinem Leben" (1936) . Schmidt is dressed as Canio in "I Pagliacci" and is shown with Otto Wallburg. The signature is in heavy pencil. A Schmidt costume photo, especially an opera costume is EXTREMELY RARE as he only sang a few performance of La Boheme on stage so any opera costume photo is UNUSUAL!.
.................$975
316. SCHROTT, Erwin- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Uruguayan baritone making a name on the circuit as Don Giovanni
.................$45
SLEZAK, Leo- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. SCHIPA, Tito- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.
317. SCHWARZKOPF, Elisabeth- SP 8 x 10" portrait of the late soprano legend d/s 1969.
.................$150
SCHWARZKOPF, Elisabeth- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. STEBER, Eleanor- See HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.
318. STEMME, Nina- SP 4 x 6" color photo of the Swedish soprano in Zemlinsky's "Der Konig Kandaules" at the Salzburg Festival 2002. She is making a name as Isolde.
.................$45
319. STRATAS, Teresa- SP Rudolph Betz Munchen 4 x 6" photo as Madama Butterfly.
.................$75
320. SUTHERLAND, Dame Joan + BONYNGE, Richard + HORNE, Marylyn- SP 8 x 10" curtain call photo signed by all 3 smiling performers. Horne signs with just her first name and makes the dedication.
.................$100
321. TAUBER, Richard- SPc of the YOUNG tenor 1918 Staatsoper Dresden!!! PRIME.
.................$175
322. TEBALDI, Renata- SP 8 x 10" portrait or great photo as Refice's Cecilia.
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323. TE KANAWA, Kiri- SP 5 x " color bust shot or 4 x 6" Amelia Boccanegra or 5 x 7" b/w photo.
.................$60
324. TITUS, Alan- SP 8 x 10" bust shot of the baritone at the start of his career ­ he is now one of the plausible Wotans etc. on the circuit.
.................$50
THORBORG, Kerstin- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section. 325. TUCKER, Richard- SP 8 x 10" portrait or Melancon photo as Calaf- He was Great!!
.................$100
326. van STADE, Frederika- SP 4 x 5" color shot of Flicka as Cherubino or 5 x 7" photo as herself.
.................$50
327. VARNAY, Astrid- SP 4 x 6" Sabine Toepffer Munchen portrait or Bayreuth Isolde.
.................$125
328. VERRETT, Shirley- SP 8 x 10" photo of the versatile (mezzo)soprano as herself or Neocle.
.................$60
329. VILLAZON, Rolando- SP 5 x 7" photo of the Mexican tenor as himself or Nemorino (others available just ask!!)
.................$50
330. VILLAZON, Rolando- SP 8 x 10.5" color photo as Nemorino or running in the desert!(others available just ask)!
.................$85
331. VISHNEVSKAYA, Galina- SP 8 x 10" portrait of the beloved Russian soprano, Rostropovich's wife- she just turned 80!
.................$65
332. WEEDE, Robert- SP on a program page with the great American baritone's bio opposite the program page for March 19 ,1954 recital ­ He was THE Most Happy Fella!!!
.................$50
333. WUNDERLICH, Fritz SP 4 x 6" bust photo for Electrola- the great tenor's private recordings were just released.
.................$475
334. YAW, Ellen Beach- ANS from the Boston born soprano, a Marchesi pupil who had a phenomenal upper extension to C above high C. " Dear Mrs. Day Your praises are sung by our mutual friend..name?...I should like to meet you. Sincerely, Ellen Beach Yaw Oct 8,1917" together with a photo of the soprano, a concert sheet & review.
.................$85
335. ZAJIC, Dolora- SP 5 x 7" bust shot of the powerful American mezzo
.................$45
ZEFIRELLI, Franco- see HOLIDAY GREETINGS section.


Abbreviations
SP - Signed Photo
AL - Album Leaf
AS - Autograph Sentiment
PCC - Printed Calling Cards
ALS - Autographed Letter Signed
D/S - Dedicated & Signed
ANS - Autographed, Note, Signed
SPc - Signed Postcard
AMusQS - Autographed Musical Quote Signed
TLS - Letter signed by person described
LS - Letter signed by person described,
written by another


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