N.d. In black ink. With Garden's name and French address printed to recto. Ca. 80 x 110 mm.
"Dear Mr. Waller, A thousand thanks for your sweet welcome. I saw Judith [Waller?] in Newport looking so wonderful. I shall be glad when she is back in New York – With warm regards."
Occasional light staining and smudging; narrow band of tape to left edge of recto.
An American soprano of Scottish birth, "Garden was recognized as a supreme singing-actress, with uncommonly vivid powers of characterization (her dramatic style influenced by both Sarah Bernhardt and Coquelin Ainé) and a rare subtlety of colour and phrasing." In 1902, Claude Debussy chose her to sing Mélisande in the première of Pelléas et Mélisande." Michael T.R.B. Turnbull in Grove Music Online. Item #23628
Price: $75.00 other currencies