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HistoryForSaletm Autographs & ManuscriptsMake an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response!Take a Look at This Week's Specials!LUISA TETRAZZINI - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1922 CO-SIGNED BY: ATTELIO BAGGIORE, JOHN AMADRO, LAURI KENNEDY - HFSID 222440LUISA TETRAZZINI, LAURI KENNEDY, JOHN AMADRO and
The four performers who were all involved in opera worldwide signed this
page in ink
Signatures: "Souvenir from/Luisa Tetrazzini/Nottingham 1922.", "Sincerely - Lauri
Kennedy", "Best Wishes John Amadro" and "Merry Christmas from/Attelio
Baggiore", 8¾x7. Italian opera star Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) made her
debut in Florence in 1890, debuted in the U.S. in 1904 and at Covent Garden in
1907. As a coloratura soprano, she demonstrated a highly polished mastery of
the art with a sensational command of the most difficult and florid music. She
was also witty and good-natured, with a flair for fun that made her splendid in
comedic roles. Tetrazzini, who sang notably in Rigoletto and La Traviata, was
the inspiration for Chicken Tetrazzini, created by Chef George Auguste
Escoffier of The Savoy in London. Attelio Baggiore (ca. 1897-1963) was a
tenor opera singer who frequently performed alongside Tetrazzini. Rumors of
more than a professional relationship between the two singers escalated their star
status, especially with Luisa being 26 years his senior. Australian-born Lauri
Kennedy (1896-1985) was the principal cellist for a number of prominent
orchestras. John Amadro was a flutist who also performed with the orchestra.
Worthy of further research. Lightly creased, slightly soiled. Pencil note
(unknown hand) near Kennedy's signature. Irregular left edge from removal from
bound book. Otherwise, fine condition.
See more material from these signers:LUISA TETRAZZINI LAURI KENNEDY JOHN AMADRO ATTELIO BAGGIORE See more listings in our MUSIC & PERFORMERS (2,487) category.
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