5-5/16" x 3-3/8" (135 x 85 mm.). With "Williger, Phot. Berlin Dorotheenstr. 61." printed at lower right corner and subject identification at upper left corner.
Slightly worn; central crease; signature in black ink on dark blackground, affecting legibility.
Bloch's Metropolitan Opera debut was as Majordomo in Rosenkavalier in 1914; he went on to perform in the premieres of Giordano's Madame Sans-Gêne (January 25, 1915), Granados's Goyescas (January 28, 1916), and de Koven's The Canterbury Pilgrims (1917). He sang at the Met from 1914-1918 and then again from 1922-1930, retiring in that year. Forgotten Opera Singers website.
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