April/2012: New Items Added
MARIA CALLAS: We added several unsigned programs o(performances of Il Trovatore, Norma, Tosca, Don Carlo, Aida)
BAYREUTH: some beautiful unsigned cabinet photos from Bayreuth Festival, 1880s and 90s, with Therese Malten, Heinrich Gudehus, Pauline Mailhac, Elise Wiborg, Ernest van Dyck, Karl Perron, Karl Scheidemantel, Rosa Sucher.
Also, a couple of Bayreuth Festival posters from 1928
CONDUCTORS: Eugene Ormandy, Leopold Stokowski, Dmitri Mitropoulos, Alfred Wallenstein, Artur Rodzinski, Dean Dixon, Fabien Sevitzky, Wilfred Pelletier, Fausto Cleva, etc
SINGERS: Lucrezia Bori, a signed photo of her as Mary, a role she created, in Peter Ibbetson (opera by Deems Taylor), together with the program for the world premiere of this opera at the Met Opera in 1931. Autographs by Charles Dalmores, Erik Schmedes, Friedrich Plaschke, Friedrich Schorr, Walter Soomer, Fritz Vogelstrom