Bust-length photograph of the French bass in formal dress with autograph signature
Inscribed "to Miss Alice Wolff Léon Rothier 1915." From the studio of Hall in New York. 177 x 125 mm.
Slightly cockled; laid down to mounting sheet.
Rothier "made his début in 1899 as Jupiter in Gounod’s Philémon et Baucis at the Opéra-Comique, where he remained until 1903; his roles included Zuniga, the King (Cendrillon, Don Fernando (Fidelio, Maître Ramon (Mireille), Colline, and the junk-seller." Katherine K. Preston and Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online.
Price: $45.00 other currencies
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