Autograph letter signed to Signor Priore. Giovanni Battista 179?-186? PLACCI.

Autograph letter signed to Signor Priore

1 page. Quarto. On Placci's elaborate letterhead. Dated December 16, 1847. In Italian (with translation).

Placci, an Italian opera singer, requests that Signore Priore grant him the use of the theatre for performances during Carnival, beginning on the evening of December 26th, to include himself, his wife (prima donna Giovannina Schuster), and their three children, "who have had the honour of performing in several Italian theatres vaudeville works with modern music pieces, mostly by renowned maestro Verdi..."

Creased at folds and slightly overall. Item #20567

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