Bust-length photograph signed in full, dated 1941, and inscribed to actress and singer Ethel Barrymore Colt "Souvenir de Montreal... with many thanks." Margaret MATZENAUER.

Bust-length photograph signed in full, dated 1941, and inscribed to actress and singer Ethel Barrymore Colt "Souvenir de Montreal... with many thanks."

Ca. 253 x 201 mm.

Slightly worn; cracking to right margin; corners creased; minor silvering.

Margaret Matzenauer "made guest appearances with many companies (including those of Covent Garden and Bayreuth) before her American début at the Metropolitan Opera as Amneris under Toscanini (1911)... As a concert artist she is especially remembered for her performances of Das Lied von der Erde under Mengelberg, the American première of Oedipus rex under Koussevitzky and many Bach works under Bodanzky. After leaving the Metropolitan she continued to give concerts and recitals, appeared occasionally in opera, and was active as a teacher." Philip L. Miller in Grove Music Online.

The daughter of American actress Ethel Barrymore (1879-1959) and Russell Griswold Colt (1882-1959), Ethel Barrymore Colt (1912-1977) was herself an actress and singer. She appeared in Stephen Sondheim's Follies. Item #23870

Price: $120.00  other currencies

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