MEZZO-SOPRANO

[Mary Jarred, English opera singer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music.] Autograph Signature on photographic portrait of her.

Author: 
Mary Jarred (1899-1993), English mezzo-soprano and contralto opera singer at Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells, Professor at the Royal Academy of Music
Jarred
Publication details: 
1935. No place.
£23.00
Jarred

On 9 x 13.5 cm newspaper cutting of photographic portrait of Jarred. In good condition, lightly aged. Reads: ‘Mary Jarred / 1935.’ The photograph shows Jarred posing in a black dress and pearls, with left hand arranging her white fur coat to tastefully emphasize her bust. See image.

[Classical Music of the Early Twentieth Century.] Signatures of Wilhelm Backhaus and Mark Hambourg, pianists; Fritz Kreisler and Mischa Elman, violinists; Louisa Moir, mezzo-soprano; Adelaide Dodgson, pianist; [Maurice Lous?].

Author: 
Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist; Fritz Kreisler, Austrian violinist; Mischa Elman, Russian violinist; Mark Hambourg, Russian pianist; Louisa Moir, singer; Adelaide Dodgson, pianist; [Maurice Lous?]
Backhaus
Publication details: 
1910 (Glenburn Hydro, Rothesay), 1923 and 1927 (Albert Hall, Stirling).
£50.00
Backhaus

The seven signatures are on top of one another, on both sides of a 12mo leaf removed from an autograph album (evidently owned by a Scottish concert-goer). In good condtion, lightly aged. On the verso are the signatures of Wilhelm Backhaus (1884-1969), German pianist; Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), Austrian violinist; Maurice ; Mark Hambourg (1879-1960), Russian pianist (dated by him to 1923); with that of Mischa Elman (1891-1967), Russian violinist, on a slip of paper laid down at the foot of the leaf (dated by him ‘Albert Hall, Stirling 2/2/27’).

Autograph Note Signed to unnamed male correspondent.

Author: 
Edith Coates (1908-1983), English mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Publication details: 
Undated; 31 Makepeace Avenue, Highgate, London.
£28.00

12mo, 1 p. Good, on lightly-aged paper. Punch-hole in top left-hand corner. Replying to an autograph hunter, she states that she has 'signed the programme' and has 'much pleasure in returning it with every good wish'. Good, firm signature.

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