1 page. of a bifolium. Octavo. N.d. In black ink. In French (with translation).
De Reszke sends his correspondent a ticket for one of his performances, which he hopes will be satisfying.
"I am immediately sending you [a ticket for] the loge for this evening, hoping that I will know how to justify the very flattering [comment] from Mr. [...?], which I have just read in his correspondence."
Creased at central fold; browning to edges from a former mount; slight offsetting to upper margin; remnants of adhesive to verso of the second folio.
Polish baritone, and later tenor Jean de Reszke (1850-1925) was one of the most famous opera singers of the late nineteenth century. "His beautiful voice, fine musicianship and handsome appearance made him unsurpassed in the French repertory, as well as in the Wagner roles he sang with such distinction." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online. Item #23559
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