Scrapbooks, [ca. 1840-1955].


Scrapbooks, [ca. 1840-1955].

Scrapbooks of Metropolitan Opera performers, including volumes for Gladys Axman, Anna Bishop, Frieda Hempel, Clara Louise Kellogg, Berta Morena, Grace Moore, Adelina Patti, Maurice (Moritz) Strakosch, Terese Tietjens, and Florence Wickham.

3 cubic ft.

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Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919 (person)

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, Yst...

Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Metropolitan Opera (commonly known as the Met) is an American opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. The company is operated by the non-profit Metropolitan Opera Association, with Peter Gelb as current general manager (2021). As of 2018, the company's current music director is Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Met was founded in 1883 as an alternative to the previously established Academy of Music opera house, and debuted the same year in...

Kellogg, Clara Louise (person)

Epithet: singer and impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0000ff ...

Strakosch, Maurice (person)

Epithet: American concert entrepreneur British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000113 ...

Wickham, Florence, 1882-1962 (person)

Bishop, Anna, 1810-1884 (person)

English soprano. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [London, 25 April 1836], to Miss Harris, 1836 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672712 ...

Axman, Gladys. (person)

Tietjens, Terese, 1831-1872. (person)

Morena, Berta, 1878-1952 (person)

Moore, Grace, 1898-1947 (person)

Grace Moore was an opera singer and movie star. She died in a plane crash in 1947. From the description of Papers, 1930-1947. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 45105591 Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. From the description of Correspondence, 1936-1947. (New York Publi...

Hempel, Frieda (person)

German soprano. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3), autograph letters signed (2), and 2 photographs (one signed, one inscribed), dated : New York, 1950-51, to Harry Harkness Flagler (one is to Edward Roeder, Flagler's secretary), 1950 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665577 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Sils-Maria (Engadine, Switzerland) July 23 [n.y.], to Breitkopf & Härtel in Berlin. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...