Skip to Main Content Skip to Header Menu Skip to Main Menu Skip to Category Menu Skip to Footer

MARCELLA SEMBRICH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/10/1891 - HFSID 174557

MARCELLA SEMBRICH. ALS: "Marcella Sembrich-Stengel", 2p, 5½x8¾, separate sheets. Frankfurt, 1891 October 12. On letterhead of Englischer HOF/J.G. Bertholdt Erben. In German, not translated, but to a theater director informing him that she is ill with a migraine and cannot make the premiere.

Sale Price $288.00

Reg. $320.00

Condition: slightly soiled, otherwise fine condition
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

MARCELLA SEMBRICH. ALS: "Marcella Sembrich-Stengel", 2p, 5½x8¾, separate sheets. Frankfurt, 1891 October 12. On letterhead of Englischer HOF/J.G. Bertholdt Erben. In German, not translated, but to a theater director informing him that she is ill with a migraine and cannot make the premiere. She suggests that he cancel the production.Considered the greatest coloratura soprano of her day, Polish-born Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935), born Praxede Marcelline Kochanska, made her operatic debut in Athens in 1877. She appeared in Dresden and London before making her debut at the initial season of the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1883. Although Sembrich retired from the Met in 1909, she continued to tour in concert until 1917. Sembrich, whose voice was captured on numerous recordings, later became a noted vocal teacher at the Curtis Institute and Julliard School. Also a talented pianist and violinist, Sembrich had been taught and mentored by Wilhelm Stengel, whom she married in 1877. Lightly creased with folds, not at signature. Chipped at blank right edge to right of signature. Slightly soiled. Light paper clip impressions at upper margins of both pages. Overall, fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark
See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guarantee

COA with every purchase

All Questions Answered

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response