An important collection of 44 autograph letters from Wagnerian singers, performers, and conductors including Elsa Asenijeff, Marianne Brandt, Felix Dahn, Karl Hill, Julius Kniese, Lilli Lehmann, August Baron von Lüttichau, Amalie Materna, Malvida von Meysenbug, Hans Richter, Hermann Ritter, Peter Rosegger, Emil Scaria, Ludwig Schnorr von Crolsfeld, Hans Scholz, Wilhelmina Schröder-Devrient, Friedrich Wilhelm Schuler, Anna Thiele, Henry Thode, Josef Tichatschek, Marie Unger-Haupt, Georg Unger, Johanna Wagner, Therese Vogl, Hermann Winkelman and Hans von Wolzogen, ca. 1820-1910. Richard WAGNER.

An important collection of 44 autograph letters from Wagnerian singers, performers, and conductors including Elsa Asenijeff, Marianne Brandt, Felix Dahn, Karl Hill, Julius Kniese, Lilli Lehmann, August Baron von Lüttichau, Amalie Materna, Malvida von Meysenbug, Hans Richter, Hermann Ritter, Peter Rosegger, Emil Scaria, Ludwig Schnorr von Crolsfeld, Hans Scholz, Wilhelmina Schröder-Devrient, Friedrich Wilhelm Schuler, Anna Thiele, Henry Thode, Josef Tichatschek, Marie Unger-Haupt, Georg Unger, Johanna Wagner, Therese Vogl, Hermann Winkelman and Hans von Wolzogen, ca. 1820-1910.

Including letters by a number of "first" performers of major Wagnerian roles, etc., as follows:

Elsa Asenijeff, 2
Lola Beeth
Marianne Brandt, about Parsifal
Felix Dahn, 2
Eugen Gura (the first Donnert, Gunther, and Amfortas at Bayreuth), about both Richard and Cosima Wagner
Karl Hill (the first Alberich at Bayreuth), about Das Rheingold
Lilli Lehmann, 2, to Hans von Bronsart, about the "Wesendonck-Lieder"
Amalie Materna (the first Brünnhilde at Bayreuth)
Malwida von Meysenbug, 4, about Nietzsche's Geburt der Tragödie and other works
Emil Scaria (the first Gurnemanz), 2, about Tannhäuser
Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld (the first Tristan)
Hans Scholz, about Wagner's parentage
Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient
Josef Tichatschek (the first Rienzi and Tannhäuser), about Lohengrin
Anna Thiele, about Rienzi
Georg Unger (the first Siegfried at Bayreuth), 6, about arrangements for the first Bayreuth festival and Wagner
Johanna Wagner (the first Elisabeth), 2, about Madame Tichatschek
Hermann Winkelmann (the first Parsifal), 2, to the publisher Fritzsch
Hans von Wolzogen, 4.

A valuable collection, offering considerable information relative to both Wagner's life and music.

A full descriptive inventory is available upon request. Item #27977

Price: $9,500.00  other currencies

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