Portrait photograph signed and inscribed to Marilyn Horne, dated June 1962. Richard b. 1933 FREDRICKS.

Portrait photograph signed and inscribed to Marilyn Horne, dated June 1962.

8" x 10" (256 x 202 mm). Inscribed and signed in black ink: "To Jackie and Henry, With affection and admiration. Always your friend, Dick Fredricks. 6. 62."

From the collection of the distinguished American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne (b. 1934).

American baritone Richard Fredricks made his debut with the New York City Opera in 1960, where he created the role of role of Captain MacFarlane in Beeson's Lizzie Borden (1965). He began appearing at the Metropolitan Opera in 1976, and has gone on to perform throughout the United States, starring alongside Patricia Neway, Plácido Domingo, Beverly Sills, and Renata Scotto, among others.

"Horne had a voice of extraordinary range, rich and tangy in timbre, with a stentorian chest register and an exciting top... In concert she once achieved the feat of singing in a single programme Rossini arias and Brünnhilde’s Immolation Scene, proof of her exceptional versatility. Throughout her lengthy career she was an admired recitalist, singing lieder, mélodies, Spanish and American songs with equal aplomb." Alan Blyth in Grove Music Online.

Item #31453

Price: $35.00  other currencies

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