LAURITZ MELCHIOR - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 169404
Sale Price $432.00
Inscribed photo, shown wearing his cross of Danish knighthood and other honors.
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Auburne/With my best/wishes/Lauritz Melchior". B/w, 7¾x10. Shown wearing The Knight Commander Cross of Dannebrog and other honors. Ink note (unknown hand) in lower margin: "1963". Originally a baritone and later a heroic tenor, noted thereafter for his Wagnerian roles. Melchior (1890-1973) made his major opera debut with the Copenhagen Royal Opera in 1913. He was the first operatic tenor to sing on radio, appearing in comedy and variety programs as well as operas. A frequent performer at New York's Metropolitan Opera from 1926 until his retirement from the opera stage in 1950, and continued to appear in films and radio and in touring performances. Right margin neatly removed. Fine condition.
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