COBINA WRIGHT - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 11/24/1953 CO-SIGNED BY: LUTHER GREENE - HFSID 55171
COBINA WRIGHT, CO-SIGNED BY: LUTHER GREENE The opera singer and actress signs her name with an inscription to Hildegarde along with the play producer, Luther Greene Autograph note signed: “
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COBINA WRIGHT, CO-SIGNED BY: LUTHER GREENE The opera singer and actress signs her name with an inscription to Hildegarde along with the play producer, Luther Greene Autograph note signed: “Nov. 24, 1953/To Lovely Hildegarde/A splendid artist/Cobina Wright” and “Luther Greene” in black ink. 9¾x5¼. Six signatures on verso merit further research. COBINA WRIGHT (1887-1970) was an American opera singer and actress. She studied singing in California and in Germany, where she initially pursued her career on stage. In the early part of the 20th century, she was a coloratura soprano, using the stage name Esther Cobina. During World War I, she performed for French and American troops in Europe. She later made her American opera debut at Carnegie Hall in 1924. Wright was also the author of a memoir called I Never Grew Up, published in 1952. LUTHER GREENE (1910-1987) was a landscape designer and theatrical producer. The play that started his career as a producer was a New York revival of Ibsen's ''Ghosts,'' starring the Russian actress Alla Nazimova, at the Empire Theater. He also produced “A Point of Honor”, “Eight O'Clock Tuesday”, “Hedda Gabler”, and “Much Ado About Nothing”. Lightly toned. Corners rounded. Right edge frayed from tearing from booklet. Otherwise, fine condition.
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