A fine collection of 191 photographs of prominent singers from the late 19th and 20th centuries, many of whom were associated with the Metropolitan Opera. SINGERS - Photographs - 19th and 20th Century.
A fine collection of 191 photographs of prominent singers from the late 19th and 20th centuries, many of whom were associated with the Metropolitan Opera.
A fine collection of 191 photographs of prominent singers from the late 19th and 20th centuries, many of whom were associated with the Metropolitan Opera.

A fine collection of 191 photographs of prominent singers from the late 19th and 20th centuries, many of whom were associated with the Metropolitan Opera.

Subjects include Albanese, Alexander, Amara, Anderson, Alvary, Baccaloni, Bampton, Baum, Bergonzi, Björling, Bonelli, Bori, Bouhy, Branzell, Callas, Caniglia, Castagna, Chamlee, Cigna, Conner, Corelli, Corena, Crooks, Dalis, Del Monaco, Destinn, Di Stefano, Edelmann, Elias, Farrar, Flagstad, Garden, Gedda, Gigli, Güden, Harvuot, Hines, Jagel, Janssen, Jepson, Jobin, Kiepura, Kipnis, Kirsten, Kullman, Lanza, Lawrence, Lehmann, List, London, Ludwig, MacNeil, McCracken, Maison, Martinelli, Melchior, Merrill, Milanov, Miller, Moore, Moscona, Muzio, Olszewska, Patti, Pears, Peerce, Peters, Pinza, Pons, Ponselle, Price, Raisa, Raskin, Rethberg, Roman, Sayão, Schipa, Schöffler, Schorr, Scotto, Silveri, Simionato, Steber, Stella, Sullivan, Sutherland, Swanholm, Swarthout, Tagliavini, Talley, Tebaldi, Thebom, Thomas, Thorborg, Tibbett, Traubel, Tucker, Turner, Uhde, Varnay, Viardot, Vinay, and Warren.

Photographers include Herman Mishkin, Louis Mélançon, and Sedge LeBlang, all of whom served as official portraitists for the Met. Most of the photographs are in fine to very good condition. Common minor defects include occasional signs of wear such as creasing, cracking, rippling, foxing, staining, bumping, pinholes, and remnants of former mounts. Some also carry annotations, most often directly related to the singers and/or roles portrayed. The vast majority are approximately 8" x 11."

A full inventory is available upon request. Item #24638

Price: $1,200.00  other currencies

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