Autograph signature ("J. Sims Reeves") of the noted English tenor. Sims REEVES, John ?

Autograph signature ("J. Sims Reeves") of the noted English tenor.

Ca. 29 x 76 mm.

Laid down to paper mount.

Slightly worn and soiled.

"[Reeves] was particularly admired in Handel oratorios and for his performance of the Evangelist in Bach’s St Matthew Passion, which he sang under Sterndale Bennett in 1862. In the late 1860s he pressed for the adoption of a lower musical pitch in England." Harold Rosenthal and George Biddlecombe in Grove Music Online. Item #27034

Price: $40.00  other currencies

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