loading..

ROSE BAMPTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1940 - HFSID 296578

ROSE BAMPTON The American opera singer thanks a friend for sending a Christmas card and tells him about some of her upcoming broadcasts. Typed Letter signed: "Rose Bampton", 1 page, 6x7¾. No place, 1940 March 22.

Sale Price $252.00

Reg. $280.00

Condition: slightly creased, otherwise fine condition
PSA / JSA Authentication Guarantee
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

ROSE BAMPTON
The American opera singer thanks a friend for sending a Christmas card and tells him about some of her upcoming broadcasts.
Typed Letter signed: "Rose Bampton", 1 page, 6x7¾. No place, 1940 March 22. Written to "My dear Billy Doran", in full: "You deserve a most humble apology from me for not thanking you for your charming copper Christmas card with your very kind message of gratitude for our safe return to this country. Both my husband and I were deeply touched by your kind thought. I am glad that you heard the Ford Program, and I hope that you heard the "Aida": broadcast on the 2nd of March. My husband and I will be on the Ford Program the last Sunday in April. I am quite excited over singing with him. It is too bad that I have no con-cert near you this year, but if ever I come anywhere in your neighborhood, please be sure to come and see me. Thank you again for your sweet letters and kind thoughts. Cordially," Rose Bampton (1907-2007) was an American operatic contralto who made her debut as Siébel in Gounod's Faust at the Chautaugua Opera in 1929. She sang several times with Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra, bringing her to the attention of New York's Metropolitan Opera. In addition to singing for 18 seasons (1932-1950) with the Met, Bampton appeared with companies in Chicago, San Francisco and Buenos Aires, and she sang regularly with the New York Philharmonic and other orchestras. Bampton, whose repertory included Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Alceste and several Wagnerian roles, also made a number of recordings. Bampton was married to Wilfrid Pelletier, a Conductor at the Met and the first Music Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, from 1937 until his death in 1982. Normal mailing fold. Slightly creased. Otherwise, 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 Guaranteed

COA with every purchase

Questions Answered 24/7

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response