LOTTE LEHMANN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/01/1962 - HFSID 2619
LOTTE LEHMANN Lotte Lehmann sends an autograph letter of thanks for the wonderful words and the handkerchief. Autograph Letter Signed: "Lotte", 1p, 7x8½ velum paper. No place, 1962 March 1.
Sale Price $324.00
Lotte Lehmann sends an autograph letter of thanks for the wonderful words and the handkerchief.
Autograph Letter Signed: "Lotte", 1p, 7x8½ velum paper. No place, 1962 March 1. To: "Dearest Ernô-" In full: "Thank you so much for your good wishes and the lovely handkerchief which will be my 'glamorous ones' from now on ... Excuse this short note, I have so much to write today! Much love, your old friend" Fold crease not near signature. Fine condition. Included hand addressed mailing envelope 9½x4: "Mr. Ernô Balogh/3040 Idaho Avenue/N. W./Washington 16, D. C." Postmarked Santa Barbara, California, 1962 March 1. Lightly worn at edges. Otherwise, fine condition. German soprano Lotte Lehmann (1888-1976) one of the most eminent lyric dramatic sopranos of her day made her Metropolitan Opera debut on January 11, 1934 as Sieglinde in Die Walküre. A month later, Lehmann performed on Arturo Toscanini's first radio broadcast (The Cadillac Hour, February 11, 1934). She was renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, Wagner and the songs of Schumann. Lotte Lehmann would retire from the recital stage in 1951. She would then teach master classes at the Music Academy of the West (which she helped found) in Santa Barbara, California, and Lehmann would also give master classes in a number of other cities in the U.S. and abroad. Two items.
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