LOUISE KIRBY-LUNN - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 100012
Sale Price $180.00
Signed b/w British picture post card of mezzo-soprano Louis Kirby-Lunn, printed with 4 measures of music and lyrics from Life's Recompense
Picture post card signed "Kirby Lunn". B/w, 3½x5½. Blank on verso. British Rotary Photographic Plate Sunk Gum Series postcard. Captioned: "Madame Kirby Lunn.". Printed with 4 measures of music and lyrics from Life's Recompense under Lunn's photo. Kirby-Lunn (1873-1930) was a British mezzo-soprano and one of the leading British singers between 1900 and 1920. Interestingly, Kirby-Lunn, who made her debut during the first season of the Promenade Concerts in 1895, had thought of retiring after her marriage in 1899, before she came to real prominence. But she persevered, and it paid off. She appeared regularly at Covent Garden between 1901 and 1914 and at the Metropolitan Opera between 1902 and 1908, and sung in numerous oratorios and operas. Kirby-Lunn was especially famous for her interpretations of Richard Wagner's opera. Lightly toned, scuffed, creased and bowed. Signature has beaded but is legible. Lightly worn at corners. Otherwise in fine condition.
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