Role portrait postcard photograph of the Austrian soprano, with autograph signature. Elise ELIZZA.

Role portrait postcard photograph of the Austrian soprano, with autograph signature

Three-quarter length. In an unidentified role. From the studio of Julius Weisz in Vienna. Postmarked 20 May 1904. With facsimile signature "Elizza" to lower right. 138 x 86 mm.

Photograph signed in full in dark purple ink at lower margin and inscribed "Das Wort is Nichts! Die That– Alles!" at upper margin. Verso addressed to Herrn Elémér Glass in Budapest.

Slightly worn; small crease slightly affecting signature.

Elizza made her début at the Vienna Staatsoper in 1895 and performed there regularly until 1919. Lotte Lehman was one of her students in Vienna.

"A prolific early recording artist, she reveals on records a voice of exceptional beauty with a highly accomplished technique and a sensitive style." J.B. Steane in Grove Dictionary of Opera.

Item #32407

Price: $45.00  other currencies

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