Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

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Adelina Patti was one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 19th century.

From the description of Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269476576

Spanish-born soprano trained in New York City; by 1861 Adelina Patti was the leading operatic prima donna. In 1886 she married tenor Ernest Nicolini, who had sung opposite her in La traviata at her castle in Wales. He died in 1898.

From the description of ALS, Ystradcynlais (Swansea Valley), South Wales, 1886 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122444889

Italian soprano.

From the description of Autograph letter, signed Adelina Patti Nicolini : Ystradgnlais (South Wales), 11 May 1890, to Mme Luigi Arditi, 1890 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674804

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Grand Midland Railway Hotel, 17 May 1882, to an unidentified friend, 1882 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674816

From the description of Autograph letter signed Patti de Caux, dated : London, 21 July 1870, to Mr. [Richard] Peyton, 1870 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674809

From the description of [Cadenza] : autograph manuscript, 27 Oct. 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270942532

From the description of Autograph letter signed A. Patti Marquise de Caux, dated : [n.p., probably England], 25 September 1884, to an unidentified friend, 1884 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674819

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Hamburg, 4 September 1869, to [Richard Peyton], 1869 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674812

From the description of Clipped signature, dated : [n.p., England?], 1890, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674822

From the description of Autograph sentiment signed Adelina Patti Sederström, dated : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Breconshire (South Wales), 1917, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873615

Epithet: singer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0003a2

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referencedIn CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. III. Foreign historical, literary and musical autographs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Charles V of Spain, Madame de Maintenon, Lafayette, Garibaldi, Kropotkin, Mussolini and Roosevelt; Heinrich Heine, Alessandr..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (bulk: 1861-1936) Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn John Beutler drawings and caricatures, 1854-1861 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan additional printed ephemera, 1815-2008. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf MS Mus. 1528. Correspondence R–Y, unidentified correspondents and miscellaneous papers (ff. 1-246); – receipts of payment for royal performances, 1867-1873 (ff. 247-276); – warrants for the employment of Cusins as trumpeter and musician in Ordinary ... British Library
referencedIn William Pleater Davidge collection of photographs, ca. 1867-1922. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn General Collection manuscript music miscellany, [ca. 1600-ongoing] Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Leschetizky, Theodor, 1830-1915. Autograph letter signed on his visiting card, dated : [Vienna, n.d.], to Sarazate [i.e. Pablo de Sarasate], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Players (Club). Players records, 1848-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Francisco, J. Bond (John Bond), 1863-1931. J. Bond Francisco papers, 1880-1957. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Freiberger, Edward,. Autograph album of Edward Freiberger [manuscript], 1879-1888. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf La Grange, Anna Caroline de, 1825-1905. Autograph letter signed, dated : Cádiz July 19 [n.y., ca. 1868?], to Adelina [Patti], ca. 1868?. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joncières, Victorin de, 1839-1903. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 13 October 1878, to an unidentified recipient, 1878 Oct. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Robinson Locke Collection, 1870-1920 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. [Album leaf in the hand of Adelina Patti], 1902 Feb. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1822-ca. 1902. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family letters, 1836-1959 (bulk 1890-1919). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family photographs, 1850-1934 (bulk 1890-1930). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Gui – Hayward (ff. 253); 1824-1913, 1952, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 9 Vittorio Gui, conductor and composer: David Ritson Smith, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letters to Vittorio Gui from David Ritson Smith: 1952: Drafts.ff. 2..., 1824-1952 British Library
referencedIn Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. General Collection manuscript music miscellany, [ca. 1600-ongoing]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Levy, Pauline Goodheim,. Pauline Goodheim Levy scrapbook of musicians' autographs, 1890-1885. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter signed, dated : Hamburg, 4 September 1869, to [Richard Peyton], 1869 Sept. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Brandt, Marianne, 1842-1921. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Berlin?, n.d., 1875-1882?], to a named but unidentified recipient, n.d., 1875-1882?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter signed A. Patti Marquise de Caux, dated : [n.p., probably England], 25 September 1884, to an unidentified friend, 1884 Sept. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gladstone papers, correspondence: Vol. CCCCXXVI British Library
referencedIn Davison, James William, 1813-1885. Autograph letters signed (12), dated : [London, undated by year], to [Joseph] Bennett, 1880's. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family letters, 1836-1959 (bulk 1890-1919). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
referencedIn John Lawrence Toole autograph collection, 1750-1903 and undated. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Julian Dana Photograph and Portrait Collection, 1885-1933 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Davies, Ben, 1858-1943. Autograph letter signed, dated : Sheringham (Norfolk), 24 July 1907, to Baroness Cederström [i.e. Adelina Patti], 1907 July 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Clipped signature, dated : [n.p., England?], 1890, 1890. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Milan, to La Contessa Garrigue Montecchi, 1899 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Rome, to Mrs. Montecchi, 1903 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Ystradgynlais (South Wales), to Mrs. Esperanza Garrigue, 1907 Apr. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Portraits of Theatrical Personalities Collected by F. E. Faragoh [graphic], 18---19-- Bancroft Library
referencedIn Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Scrapbooks, [ca. 1840-1955]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Ystradgynlais (South Wales), to Mrs. L. Esperanza Garrigue, 1904 Sept. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Autograph letters signed, dated : Madrid June 17 1869 , to his mother, 1869? June 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Patey – Pyne (ff. 256); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Janet Patey, née Whytock; contralto: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: John George Patey, singer: Letters to Stanley Lucas from John George Patey rel. to Jane..., 1819-1913 British Library
referencedIn Ganz, Wm. (Wilhelm). Wilhelm Ganz scrapbook, 1857-1914 (bulk 1898-1908). SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph sentiment signed Adelina Patti Sederström, dated : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Breconshire (South Wales), 1917, 1917. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Zélie De Lussan Papers MS 45., 1887-1949 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn De Lussan, Zélie, 1861-1949. Papers 1887-1949. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Lauro Ayestarán Collection, 1830-1966, (bulk 1850-1950) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Sanremo, Italy, to Madame Montecchi, 1898 Feb. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Reszke, Jean de, 1850-1925. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p., n.d.], to [Adelina Patti], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Scrapbook on theater and opera, 1889-1904. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. [Cadenza] : autograph manuscript, 27 Oct. 1863. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Marcella Sembrich papers, 1790-1988, 1885-1930 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Photographs of musicians, composers, and singers, 1862-1948. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915-. Charles Alvar Harding collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1970. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family scrapbooks, [1865?]-[ca. 1920] (bulk 1880-1916). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Letter, undated, Geneve, Switzerland, to her mother. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Duprez, Gilbert-Louis, 1806-1896. Autograph letter signed, dated : Brussels, 11 January 1872, to "Belle et triomphante Diva" [i.e. Adelina Patti], 1872 Jan. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina Adela Juana Maria, 1843-1919. AQS, 1882 January 13, St. Louis. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Hanslick, Eduard, 1825-1904. Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna Dec. 29 1863, to Adelina [Patti], 1863 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. ALS, Ystradcynlais (Swansea Valley), South Wales, 1886 Sept. 5. Grolier Club
creatorOf Weidenthal, Leo, 1878-1967. [Weidenthal collection of autographs and letters, mainly theatrical]. Cleveland Public Library, Main Library
referencedIn Strakosch, Maurice, 1825-1887. Autograph letter signed, dated : London July 24 1867, to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1867 July 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : New York, to Miss Laura Esperanza Garrigue, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morrison, Dorilus, 1814-1897. Dorilus Morrison and family papers, 1706-1913. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed Adelina Patti Nicolini : Ystradgnlais (South Wales), 11 May 1890, to Mme Luigi Arditi, 1890 May 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Ritter – Saint-Säens (ff. 279); 1822-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Theodore Ritter, pianist: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to George Hogarth from Theodore Ritter: 1860: Fr.ff. 2-4 ..., 1822-1913 British Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter signed Patti de Caux, dated : London, 21 July 1870, to Mr. [Richard] Peyton, 1870 July 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Players records, 1848-1941 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Love family. The Love family papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Lenz, Wilhelm von, 1809-1883. Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Petersburg June 27 1873, to an unidentified colleague, 1873 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935. Marcella Sembrich collection, 1790-1988 (bulk 1885-1930). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
referencedIn The Love Family Papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVIII (ff. 314). 3 July-Dec. 1891.includes:f. 1 Andrew Carnegie, philanthropist: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1885-1897.f. 5 Charles Waldstein, afterwards Walston; Hellenist; Knight 1912: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1891-1895.f.... British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Salaman – Schulz-Curtius (ff. 266); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Charles Kensington Salaman, pianist, composer and conductor: Letter to William Watts from Charles Kensington Salama..., 1819-1913 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVII (ff. 334). Jan.-2 July 1891.Sir Isaac Pitman, inventor of modern shorthand: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1891.includes:ff. 4, 30, 107, 294 Léon Séché, French writer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1877-1892.: Fr. ff. 6, 109 Margot Asquith... British Library
referencedIn Reszke, Marie de. Autograph letters signed (45), autograph postcards signed (9) and autograph notes on her visiting cards (2), dated : Paris, Klomnize, [and other places, and n.p.], 1906-1929 and [n.d.], to Mme W.L. Graves, 1906 Oct. 21, 1911 Sept. 21, 1906-1929, and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Shelley, Albertus. Papers, 1882-1905. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn [Scrapbook of clippings on various women singers, especially Jenny Lind, Adelina Patti, and Emma Abbott, and on miscellaneous persons]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Graziani, Francesco, 1828-1901. Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 16 June 1880, to Bianchi, 1880 June 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter signed, dated : Grand Midland Railway Hotel, 17 May 1882, to an unidentified friend, 1882 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. ALS, 1890 April 24 : Washington, to Madame Nicolini (Adelina Patti). Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 13 December 1888, to [Adelina Patti?], 1888 Dec. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Bedford – Bergson (ff. 252); 1823-1938, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Alberto Igenio Randegger, composer: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Herbert Bedford, composer and painter: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philhar..., 1823-1938 British Library
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family photographs, 1850-1934 (bulk 1890-1930). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family scrapbooks, [1865?]-[ca. 1920] (bulk 1880-1916). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
creatorOf Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 4 January 1889, to [Adelina Patti], 1889 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo, 1854-1935. Alfredo Barili family printed and other materials, 1866-1958 (bulk 1880-1930). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
referencedIn Ralph Morris collection of autographs and portraits Houghton Library
referencedIn Barili, Alfredo. Alfredo Barili family printed and other materials, 1866-1958 (bulk 1880-1930). Georgia Department of Archives and History Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Schinznach-les-Bains, Switzerland, to Mrs. Ettore Montecchi, 1901 June 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Ystradgynlais (South Wales), to Mrs. Montecchi, 1903 Oct. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Elkins, Kate Felton. Kate Felton Elkins collection, 1775-1927. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mme. Patti tour and Mme. Sarah Bernhardt season: scrapbook of clippings, 1886-1890 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. Papers, 1811-1882 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919. Autograph letter, signed : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Ystradgynlais (South Wales), to Madame Garrigue-Montecchi, 1897 Dec. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Asnas. person
associatedWith Ayestarán, Lauro. person
associatedWith Barili, Alfredo. person
associatedWith Barili, Alfredo. person
associatedWith Barili, Alfredo. person
associatedWith Barili, Alfredo. person
associatedWith Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923 person
associatedWith Beutler, John Baptist, 1824-1874 person
associatedWith Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. person
associatedWith Brandt, Marianne, 1842-1921. person
associatedWith Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Cameron, Giulia Valda. person
associatedWith Cederström, Rolf. person
associatedWith Craig-y-nos Castle (Powys, Wales) corporateBody
associatedWith Dana, Julian, 1907- person
associatedWith Davidge, William Pleater, 1814-1888 person
associatedWith Davies, Ben, 1858-1943. person
associatedWith Davison, James William, 1813-1885. person
associatedWith Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. person
associatedWith De Lussan, Zélie, 1861-1949 person
associatedWith Dreyfous, Emily, person
associatedWith Duprez, Gilbert-Louis, 1806-1896. person
associatedWith Elkins, Kate Felton. person
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associatedWith Faragoh, Francis Edwards person
associatedWith Francisco, J. Bond (John Bond), 1863-1931. person
associatedWith Freiberger, Edward, person
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Ganz, Wm. (Wilhelm) person
associatedWith Garrigue, Esperanza, person
associatedWith Garrigue, Esperanza, person
associatedWith Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Graziani, Francesco, 1828-1901. person
associatedWith Hanslick, Eduard, 1825-1904. person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915- person
associatedWith Harris, Augustus, Sir, 1852-1896. person
associatedWith Joncières, Victorin de, 1839-1903. person
associatedWith La Grange, Anna Caroline de, 1825-1905. person
associatedWith Lenz, Wilhelm von, 1809-1883. person
associatedWith Leschetizky, Theodor, 1830-1915. person
associatedWith Levy, Pauline Goodheim, person
associatedWith Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920 person
associatedWith Love family. family
associatedWith Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton person
associatedWith Mapleson, James Henry, 1830-1901. person
associatedWith Margherita, Queen, consort of Umberto I, King of Italy, 1851-1926 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith Morrison, Dorilus, 1814-1897. person
associatedWith Morris, Ralph, collector. person
associatedWith Mott, Alice Garrigue. person
associatedWith Nicolini, Ernest, 1834-1898. person
associatedWith Nilsson, Christine, 1843-1921. person
associatedWith Oberlin, Russell, 1928-, person
associatedWith Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. person
associatedWith Peyton, Richard, d. 1910, person
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associatedWith Reszke, Marie de. person
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associatedWith Talma, Louise, 1906-1996, person
correspondedWith Toole, John Lawrence, 1830-1906 person
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
London, England
United States of America
Great Britain
Subject
Music
Sopranos (singers)
Sopranos (Singers)--19th century--Correspondence
Opera
Singers
Singers--19th century--Correspondence
Vocal music
Occupation
Sopranos (Singers)--19th century
Composers
Activity

Person

Birth 1843-02-19

Death 1919-09-27

Active 1501

Active 1952

Italians

Italian

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