Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960

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Opera singer born in Valencia, Spain, debuted in Rome in Carmen in 1908; joined Metropolitan Opera in 1912 and sang there until 1936. After retirement was a fundraiser for Metropolitan, elected chairman of Metropolitan Opera Guild in 1942.

From the description of Lucrezia Bori photograph, 1933. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 435456502

Spanish soprano.

From the description of Signature, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270967444

From the description of Autograph letters signed (6), dated : New York, 1932-37, to Mr. & Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673035

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referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Sloss, M. C. Sloss music collection, 1811-1947. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Edward Johnson Collection. Correspondence to Edward Johnson from Lucrezia Bori. University of Guelph
creatorOf Ruby Mercer Collection (University of Guelph). Collection of slides and photographs of Edward Johnson in various operatic roles and of opera houses; photographs of E. Johnson, family, associates, and various landmarks in Italy. University of Guelph
referencedIn Ramsay, Janet, 1888-1940. Speech, [ca. 1940]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Love family. The Love family papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Lucrezia Bori collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960. Autograph letters signed (6), dated : New York, 1932-37, to Mr. & Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932-1937. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Love Family Papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Spalding, Albert, 1888-1953. Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, Jan. 28 1933 and 7 December 1935, and Great Barrington (Mass.), [n.d.], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary, Jr., and to Mr. and Mrs. Cary, 1933 Jan. 28, 1935 Dec. 7, and n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960. Letter, 1933 May 13, New York, to Library Staff, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. University of Michigan
creatorOf Greenway, Lauder. Opera and recital collection [sound recording], 1901-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Cooper, Betty Miller,. Betty Miller Cooper photograph collection, [1932-1986]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Autograph collection. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Marcella Sembrich papers, 1790-1988, 1885-1930 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz., 1784-1991 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Bori, Lucrezia. Lucrezia Bori photograph, 1933. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Scrapbook on theater and opera, 1901-1915. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960. Signature, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935. Marcella Sembrich collection, 1790-1988 (bulk 1885-1930). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. The papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, 1784-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960. Letter, 1933 May 1, New York to Mr. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
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associatedWith Cooper, Betty Miller, person
associatedWith Edward Johnson Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Flagler, Harry Harkness, person
associatedWith Greenway, Lauder. person
associatedWith Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. person
associatedWith Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini. person
associatedWith Love family. family
associatedWith Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera Guild. corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York. Metropolitan Opera. corporateBody
associatedWith Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981 person
associatedWith Ramsay, Janet, 1888-1940. person
associatedWith Ruby Mercer Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Rugg, Harold Goddard, 1883-1957. person
associatedWith Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935. person
associatedWith Spalding, Albert, 1888-1953. person
correspondedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Library. corporateBody
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Subject
Women singers--Photographs
Occupation
Vocalists
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Birth 1887-12-24

Death 1960-05-14

Spaniards

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