Aug/2013: New Autographs Added!

SINGERS: Autographs by Enrico Tamberlik, Francesco Tamagno, Mario Sammarco,

Umberto Giordano autograph photo

Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)

Emma Calve, Titta Ruffo, Gladys Swarthout, Ferruccio Tagliavini, and others

 

RICHARD WAGNER: added to this category a few vintage prints, plus a luxurious program from the 1884 Bayreuth Festival (that year only Parsifal was performed), with many illustrations

COMPOSERS: autographs by Umberto Giordano, Edvard Grieg, Felicien David, Vincent D´Indy, Richard Strauss (a signed photo, and a signed autograph music quote), Henry Mancini, a great program signed by Aram Khatchaturian on the photo page

 

CONDUCTORS: A photo signed by Walter Damrosch, Eugen Jochum, Karl Bohm, Georg Szell. Also, an Arturo Toscanini autograph, including a program from his Farewell to the NY Philharmonic in 1936, a concert at Carnegie Hall.

 

Titta Ruffo autograph photo

Italian baritone Titta Ruffo (1877-1953), autograph photo

PIANISTS: a very rare Glenn Gould signed program on photo page, his first tour in Israel in the late 1950s!. And a very nice photo signed by Vladimir Horowitz

MISCELLANEOUS Items: Books signed by the authors: Rudolf Bing (2), Dorothy Kirsten, Irving Kolodin, Carl Engel (inscribed to Fritz Reiner)

Many vintage unsigned programs and playbills with famous conductors and performers, added to the corresponding sections (Playbills-Opera, Programs-Unsigned), we are currently adding this type of material part of a very large collection

 

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