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Feb/2017: New Autographs Listed!

Vincenzo Bellini autograph letter signedVincenzo Bellini (1801-1835), autograph letter signed, 1835.

In the last few months, we listed in our site many new, exciting items! As always, a full list is available in our Recently Added section.

Highlights from our latest additions include:

COMPOSERS: Louis Spohr, Piotr Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi, Gustav Mahler, Vincenzo Bellini (shown in picture), Mily Balakirev, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Wagner, Darius Milhaud, Oliver Messiaen, Emmerich Kalman, Arvo Part, Paul Vidal, Edward Elgar, Cesar Franck, Theodore Dubois, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Richard Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, Camille Saint-Saens, Henri Rabaud, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Ildebrando Pizzetti, etc.

CONDUCTORS: Hans von Bulow, Hans Knappertsbusch, Herbert von Karajan, Leopold Stokowski, Erich Leinsdorf, Maurice Abravanel, Leonard Bernstein, Sergiu Comissiona, Carlos Kleiber, Clemens Kraus, Luigi Mancinelli, etc.

SINGERS: Teresina Stolz (text quote from Aida, by the role creator), Lorenzo Salvi, Pauline Viardot, Jose Palet, Hariclea Darclee (as Tosca!), Ofelia Nieto, Theodor Reichmann, Bernice de Pasquali, Pasero Tancredi, Henriette Sontag playbill, Rosina Storchio, Elisabeth Schumann, Mattia Battistini, Giuseppe de Luca, Georges Thill, Fritz Wunderlich, Giovanni Zenatello, Rosa Raisa, Giuseppe Kaschmann, Antonio Carrion, etc.

PIANISTS: Teresa Carreño, Wilhelm Backhaus, Arturo Benedetti-Michelangeli, Radu Lupu, etc.

STRINGS: Jacques Thibaud, Fritz Kreisler, Mischa Elman, Guila Bustabo, Joseph Pembaur, Paul Grummer, Christian Ferras, Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Alfredo Campoli, Henryk Szeryng Joseph Szigeti, Ricardo Odnoposoff, Zino Francescatti, etc.

Many new autograph items were added to our Autographs – INSTRUMENTALISTS category, a large collection of programs was added to the different categories with unsigned programs and playbills, a few hundred photos of singer autographs under $50 was also aded, as well as a few new Maria Callas autographs. A large amount of older listings are currently being updated, with larger, better quality scans and information.



News from Tamino Autographs! New Category, Items & More

Germaine Lubin extra large signed photo

Germaine Lubin extra large signed photo

We´ve been busy during the last month! And we have exciting news – In the last few weeks, we acquired Safka & Bareis Autographs, a company that has been selling opera, classical music, ballet and film for over 40 years. Purchase included their full inventory, you will see some of it in our website in the upcoming months!.

Germaine Lubin extra large signed photo

We also created a new category in our website, Autographs – Singers – Manuscripts, where we list autograph letters, music quotes, and all kind of autograph items from opera singers that are not photographs. Category already has 40+ listings, we will be adding more in the coming months, so stay tuned!.

Besides the fine tuning of the new Recently Added category (listing items that were added to the website in the last 30 days or less), we are currently working on a new feature: wishlists, so you can add items and keep track of them for purchase later.

Additions to our site in the last few weeks include: more autographs to the new section Autographs – Singers (Russia), some items to Autographs – Composers (Puccini, Leoncavallo, Grieg), 3 Toscanini autographs to the Autographs – Conductors category, a large photo-poster signed by Germain Lubin (see photo), shown in Lohengrin. Also a nice, large Enrico Caruso signed photo in Elisir d`Amore, and a new Antonio Scotti autograph in Tosca, plus many items to the Autographs – Ballet section.



May/2016: New Categories + Newly Listed Items

Fritz Reiner signed photo

Fritz Reiner (1888-1963), signed photo.

We created TWO entirely new categories in our site!

Fritz Reiner (1888-1963), signed photo.

AUTOGRAPHS – Singers (Russia) now with 90 items,

RECENTLY ADDED items (link is under the top banner, over the right). This category automatically displays all items added to our site in the last 30 days – currently with over 150 listings.

This new category will certainly make it easier for our visitors to find what we our latest additions are.

Additionally, new listings in:

STRINGS: Cesar Thomson

COMPOSERS: Charles Gounod, Anton Rubinstein, Sigmund Romberg

CONDUCTORS: Fritz Reiner, Sergiu Celibidache, Pierre Monteux, Dimitri Mitropoulos

PIANISTS: William Kapell, Claudio Arrau, Vladimir Horowitz, and others.

SINGERS: A couple of unusual items: a beautiful glove signed by star soprano Emma Calvé, and a handkerchief used in performance, signed by Joan Sutherland

Plus many photos added to categories Autographs – Singers ($50 or less)


Mar/2016: New Autographs + New Category Added

Victor Maurel signed cabinet photo

French baritone (1848-1923), signed cabinet photo by Aimé Dupont, New York.

During the last few weeks, we created a large number of new listings on our site,

French baritone (1848-1923), signed cabinet photo by Aimé Dupont, New York.

plus a whole new category:

AUTOGRAPHS – Singers (Russia), this new category has now listings of autographs from Russian singers, mostly pre-WWII, including many rare ones.

Many new items were added to the categories under Autographs – Singers (Under $50), we keep adding several dozen items to this categories every month.


Tamino is today 9 years old! – We Added New Autographs to our Site

Camille Saint-Saens signed cabinet photo

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921), one of the greatest composers. Signed cabinet photo.

On December 28th, 2006 our first website opened, with just 35 autographs and many unsigned

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921), one of the greatest composers. Signed cabinet photo.

programs on it. We are happy to say that 9 years later, we became the largest site dedicated to sell opera, classical music and ballet memorabilia, with over 5000 items!.

Additions in the last few weeks include:

Autographs – Composers: Franz Liszt, Camille Saint-Saens, Charles Gounod, Irving Berlin, William Walton, Carl Maria von Weber. A Cosima Wagner signed portrait was added to the Richard Wagner section

Autographs – Conductors: Karl Bohm, -Hans Knappertsbusch, Rafael Kubelik and others.

Autographs – Pianists: Walter Gieseking, Solomon, Ignacy Paderewski, Van Cliburn, Jean Verd, Khatia Buniatishvilli, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Denis Matsuev, Zoltan Kocsis, Nikita Magaloff, Anatol Ugorski, Arthur Henry Mann

Autographs – Singers: Eleanor Steber as Vanessa, the role she created in 1958, Marian Anderson, Nellie Melba.

Also, over 100 autographs were added to the Autographs – Singers ($50 or less) sections!


Nov/2015: New Autographs Added!

Sergei Rachmaninoff signed photo

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), signed photo

We have been working hard on finishing the scans of the vast RG collection (9 months of hard work

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), signed photo

just for the scans!), acquired by Tamino Autographs last January. This month, we have uploaded to our website some interesting material:

Autographs – Composers: Franz Liszt, Arnold Schönberg, Anton Bruckner (the first signed photo we ever have in stock), Sergei Rachmaninoff, Manuel de Falla, Gaetano Donizetti, Paul Hindemith, Ernesto Lecuona, a rare Antonio Carlos Gomes signed cabinet photo.

Autographs – Singers: Conchita Supervia, Maria Malibran, a collection of Czech opera stars, and nearly 200 more items to the categories Autographs – Singers $50 or less. Also, a couple of Maria Callas autographs in the corresponding section.

Autographs – Conductors: Eduard Napravnik, Hans Knappertsbusch, Clemens Krauss, Theodore Thomas, Robert Heger, etc

Autographs – Pianists: Vladimir Horowitz, Olga Samaroff, Martha Argerich, Jeanne-Marie Darré, etc

Autographs – Strings: including violinists and cellists, autographs by Aguilar Quartet (Lute), Michael Rabin, August van Biene, Mstislav Rostropovich, Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Mischa Maisky



Aug/2015: New Items Added!

Hariclea Darclée Signed Cabinet Photo as Tosca

Hariclea Darclée (1860–1939), beautiful signed cabinet photo as Tosca, the role she created at the world premiere in 1900.

Since our last posting in this blog about newly added items, we have created a few interesting

Hariclea Darclée (1860–1939), beautiful signed cabinet photo as Tosca, the role she created at the world premiere in 1900.

listings including composers, pianists, violinists, and more. We are still very busy scanning new material and cataloguing it, a job that should be quite complete by the end of this year.

COMPOSERS: Francis Poulenc, Ottorino Respighi, Dimitri Shostakovich, Percy Grainger, Erich

Korngold, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Sullivan. CONDUCTORS: Sergiu Celibidache

PIANISTS: Vladimir Horowitz, Glenn Gould, Artur Rubinstein, Clara Schumann, Alexis Weissenberg, Clara Haskill, Wanda Landowska, Wilhelm Kempff, Wilhelm Backhaus, Fanny Davies

STRINGS: Ginette Neveu, Jacques Thibaud, Gioconda de Vito, Arrigo Serato

SINGERS: Hariclea Darclée as Tosca,  Conchita Supervia. BALLET: Andrei Uvarov. ACTRESSES: Josephine Baker, Henny Porten, Maurice Chevalier


June/2015: New Autographs Added!

Bela Bartok signed photo

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) signed photo

We have created quite a few new listings for the both the composer and the singer categories

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) signed photo

COMPOSERS: autograph material from Bela Bartok, Richard Wagner, Gioachino Rossini, Aaron Copland, Albert Lortzing, Fromental Halevy, Arthur Sullivan, John Adams, Philip Glass, Helmut Lachenmann, Peter Eotvos, etc

PIANISTS: Gabriela Montero, Khatia Buniatishvili, a double signed photo of

Martha Argerich and Evgeny Kissin performing together, Alice Sara Ott, Nelson Freire, etc.

SINGERS: autographs by Kathleen Ferrier, Maria Callas, Maria Barrientos, Florence Austral, Anna Case, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and also some contemporary singers (Jonas Kaufman, Danielle De Niese, etc

Plus many new listings in the “Under $45” categories, and a few additions to String Autographs. Enjoy!



Jan/2015: New Autographs Added!

Georg Szell signed photo

Georg Szell (1897-1970), Hungarian-born American conductor - Signed photo

Since our last posting on this blog, we added many more interesting items to our site!

Georg Szell (1897-1970), Hungarian-born American conductor – Signed photo

COMPOSERS: Franco Alfano, Igor Stravinsky, Michael Tippett, Riccardo Zandonai, Gino Marinuzzi, Benjamin Britten, Ernesto Lecuona, Paul Lincke, Emil von Reznicek, Frederic Archer, Arvo Part

CONDUCTORS: George Szell, Carl Schuricht, Arturo Toscanini, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Cesare Sodero, Gino Marinuzzi. Several large signed color photos of current conductors (Gergiev, Inbal, Jurowski, Bychkov, etc), Fritz Busch, Heinrich Hollreiser, Silvio Varviso, Franco Ghione, Paul Paray

PIANISTS: Emil Sauer, Ignaz Paderewski (2), Raoul Pugno, Clotilde

Ignazy Paderewski (1860-1941), polish pianist and composer – Signed cabinet photo

Kleeberg, Emil Gilels, Mischa Levitzky, Michael Raucheisen, Wolfgang Ruoff, Henry Fowler Broadwood, Tobias Matthay, Pierre-Laurent Aimard

STRINGS: August Wilhelmj, Joshua Bell, etc

SINGERS: Adelina Patti, Lola Artot de Padilla, Jean de Reszke, Gotthelf Pistor, Alessandro Bottero, Fritz Hoppe, Peter Pears, Martha Modl, Rita Gorr, Hariclea Darclee, Ernst Krukowski, Wilhelm Rode, Rosetta Pampini, Mario Sammarco, Andreas Dippel, etc.

A collection 40+ rare, original playbills and newspapers/magazines from 1830s, 40s and 50s related to famous tenor Hermann Breitling.

We keep expanding our Autographs – Singers under $45 categories adding over 200 autographs (signed photos and photo postcards) every month!

BALLET: Nureyev and Fonteyn double autograph photo.


Dec/2014: New Autographs Added!

Henri Vieuxtemps - Autograph Music Quote Signed 1873

Henri Vieuxtemps, famous Belgian violinist and composer (1820-1881). Autograph music quote signed, 1873

Since our last posting on this blog, we added many more interesting items to our site!

COMPOSERS: Henri Vieuxtemps, Helmut Lachenmann, Gaspare Spontini, Guido Peters and others

A dozen posters announcing concerts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with famous performers, 1950s and 60s, in the POSTERS

Henri Vieuxtemps, famous Belgian violinist and composer (1820-1881). Autograph music quote signed, 1873


CONDUCTORS: Simon Rattle, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Roger Norrington, Thomas Beecham, Ferdinand Lowe, Alberto Erede, Carlo Cillario, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, plus several lots of autograph photos by German, Spanish and Italian conductors.

PIANISTS: Georges Cziffra, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Marta Argerich, Paul Badura-Skoda, Gerhad Puchelt, etc.

STRINGS: Jascha Heifetz, Zino Francescatti

SINGERS: An important number of vintage letters and autograph music quotes from many singers, including several role creators from important operas.

Names include: Antonio Tamburini, Franz Nachbaur, Gustav Holzl, Alois Ander, Anton Mitterwurzer, Eugen Gura, Francois Delsarte, Franz Jaeger, Anton van Rooy, Heinrich Blume, Heinrich Bertram, Julius Cornet, Karl Erb, Carl Streitmann, Eduard Mantius, Alexander Kirchner, Fritz Friedrichs, Theodor Wachtel, etc

Photos signed by Titta Ruffo (2), Rosa Raisa, Peter Pears as Peter Grimes, Eustase T. Salignac and others.

We keep expanding our Autographs – Singers under $45 categories adding 150-200 new autographs (photos and photo postcards) every month!