Autograph signature dated Boston, May 6, 1876. Adelaide PHILLIPPS.

Autograph signature dated Boston, May 6, 1876.

On an album leaf.

Slightly browned; small stain to lower blank margin.

English-born Adelaide Phillipps was the first American to have a fully rounded operatic career, both in Europe and later in the United States. A genuine contralto, she studied with Manuel Garcia, debuted in Italy, and sang at the Théâtre-Italien in Paris and in other world capitals before returning to sing in the United States. Paul J. Jackson and P.H. Davis. Item #23685

Price: $50.00  other currencies

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