Large head-and-shoulders photograph signed in full, dated April 1934, and inscribed to Warner Colville. Mary MELLISH.

Large head-and-shoulders photograph signed in full, dated April 1934, and inscribed to Warner Colville.

Ca. 330 x 252 mm. Signed by the photographer at lower right.

Slightly worn and creased; crudely trimmed at left margin, just affecting one word of inscription; minor remnants of adhesive to verso.

American soprano Mary Mellish made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1918 as a choirboy in Meyerbeer's Le Prophète and sang comprimario roles there until 1923. Published in 1941, her memoir, Sometimes I Reminisce, recounts some of her experiences singing alongside Geraldine Farrar and other Metropolitan Opera stars. Item #24322

Price: $35.00  other currencies

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