Three-quarter length photograph of the German-born American soprano. Signed "Marie Rappold Berger," dated April 16, 1914, New York, and inscribed to Alice Wolff. Marie RAPPOLD BERGER, née Winterroth.

Three-quarter length photograph of the German-born American soprano. Signed "Marie Rappold Berger," dated April 16, 1914, New York, and inscribed to Alice Wolff.

Ca. 7" x 5-1/2" (179 x 142 mm.).

Laid down to mounting sheet at corners of verso.

Rappold's debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1905 as Sulamith in Die Königin von Saba "was well received, and she followed it with a ‘singularly sweet and fresh’ Elsa in Lohengrin." J.B. Steane in Grove Music Online. She recorded for both Edison and Victor and appeared in films for Universal; she also appeared in a short film made by Lee De Forest in his Phonofilm sound-on-film process in 1922. Wikipedia. Item #31078

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