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Hildegarde Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

HILDEGARDE
Born: February 1, 1906 in Adell, Wisconsin
Died: July 29, 2005 in New York City, New York
Biography | show moreshow less
Hildegarde Loretta Sell (1906-2005) was popularly known by her first name only or simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde". A classically trained pianist who played in vaudeville from 1926, she emerged as a popular singer in the 1930s and 1940s with hits that included "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup" (written by her manager Anna Sosenko), "The Last Time I Saw Paris" and "I'll Be Seeing You". She also had a popular radio program, Hildegarde's Raleigh Room.
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  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 37689
    HILDEGARDEThe singer signed this index card in purple ink Signature: "Hildegarde", 5x3 index card. Hildegarde Loretta Sell (1906-2005) was popularly known by her first name only or simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde".

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1949  - HFSID 49610
    HILDEGARDEThis piece of paper has been signed by the popular singer who had her own radio show Signature: "Hildegarde". 4x2 slip affixed to 6x4½ album leaf. Hildegarde Loretta Sell (1906-2005) was popularly known by her first name only or simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde".

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 11/07/1967  - HFSID 132043
    HILDEGARDEThis handwritten letter signed by the lounge singer thanks Mrs. Rubber for her help Autograph Letter signed twice: "Hildegarde", 2p (front and verso), 7¼x10½. No place, November 7, 1967. She has signed again boldly in the upper left corner. To "Dear Mrs Rubber".

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 132069
    HILDEGARDEThis personal letter is signed by the cabaret singer who was admired by many fans Autograph Letter signed: "Hildegarde", 5¾x3¾ card. No place, no date. On personal note card with return address inked out to "Dear Mrs Rubber".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1957  - HFSID 29473
    HILDEGARDEThe nightclub singer who revolutionized the industry wrote this letter from the Hotel Belmont thanking a fan for a telegram Autograph Letter Signed: "Hildegard". One page. 7¼x10½, separate sheets. Chicago, Illinois, July 28, 1957. On letterhead of the Hotel Belmont to Mr. Seff.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/08/1966  - HFSID 320077
    HILDEGARDEThe performer signed this handwritten letter from Puerto Rico Autograph Letter signed: "Hildegarde", 7¼x10. San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dated August 8, 1966. On stationary for the Sheraton Hotel Puerto Rico. To "Dear Helen".

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/31/1981  - HFSID 31679
    HILDEGARDEThe singer who gained international fame signed this handwritten letter on a postcard to a fan about his disappointment at not seeing her perform Autograph Letter Signed: "Hildegarde", 1p, 6x4 post card. New York, N.Y., August 31, 1981.Addressed in her hand on verso to: Mr.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 37725
    HILDEGARDEThe professional signer signed her name to a fan on this piece of paper in purple ink Autograph Note signed: "To/John H. Harte -/with my good wishes/Hildegarde", 3½x2¼ card. Hildegarde Loretta Sell (1906-2005) was popularly known by her last name only or simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde".

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 78405
    HILDEGARDEThe evening singer and performer who grew famous worldwide signed and wrote this note sending her condolences over the legal problems her friend was having Autograph Note Signed: "Hilde", 6¼x3½ card. No place, no date. To "Judi Bar".

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 08/25/1981  - HFSID 324807
    HILDEGARDEThe evening singer signed this note to a fan in 1981 Autograph note signed: "To/Leon Moritz/God Bless you now/and always!/Love,/Hiledgarde/Aug. 25 - 1981", in black ink, 5x3.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPH POST CARD SIGNED 06/19/1969  - HFSID 223657
    HILDEGARDEIn this personal letter, the singer thanks a columnist for mentioning her in a publication Autograph Letter Signed: "Hildegarde" on verso of her personal imprinted card, 5½x3½. 5-cent stamp affixed, postmarked New York, New York, January 19, 1926.Addressed by Hildegarde to: "Mr.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 320558
    HILDEGARDEThis black and white 3½x5½ signed photograph of the singer and pianist features her wearing a feather headpiece Inscribed Photograph signed: "To Lydia Bowles/Best Wishes/Hidegarde", in green ink, B/w 3½x5½.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 320572
    HILDEGARDEThis black and white 5x6¾ photograph of the pianist and vaudeville star is signed in the bottom right corner Inscribed photograph signed: "To E. Hooley:/with good wishes/Hildegarde", in purple ink, B/w 5x6¾.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 321046
    HILDEGARDEThis signed sepia-toned photograph depicts a darling smile from the singer Inscribed Photograph signed: "To/Mable Else:/with my good wishes/God Bless You/ and yours/Sincerely/Hildegarde". Sepia, 8x10.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 287987
    HILDEGARDEVintage photograph of the singer at a young age, in a long dress, singing on stage against a black background Inscribed Photograph signed: "To Beni & Bless/Hildegarde", B/w 7x9¼.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 03/07/1952  - HFSID 25415
    HILDEGARDEThis black and white publicity photograph of the singer holding flowers is signed by her in blue felt tip Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Bruce Rodeniser and/Little Theatre Group = with my good wishes/God Bless you all - Sincerely/Hildegarde/Mar. 7 - 1952". B/w, 8x10.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 07/15/1988  - HFSID 345762
    HILDEGARDEThe cabaret singer who created a new era of stage showmanship signed this 5x6¼ black and white photograph in purple ink Inscribed Photograph Signed: “To Howie Weiner:/with Jazz and good wishes!/Hildegarde/July 15-/1988” in purple ink. B/w. 5x6¼.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 323458
    Shown in her later years in this black and white photograph, the nightclub singer and pianist is depicted in a shiny patterned blouse and turtleneck with a diamond clover broach at her neckline

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 310761
    HILDEGARDEThe singer and pianist who sang on her own radio show signed this black and white photograph in blue ink Photograph signed: "Bless you!/Hildegarde", in blue ink, B/w 8x10.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • HILDEGARDE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 180815
    HILDEGARDEBlack and white publicity photograph of the pianist standing near a piano on stage wearing her trademark sleeves Photograph signed: "Bless You!/Hildegarde". B/w, 8x10. Hildegarde

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HILDEGARDE - CHECK ENDORSED  - HFSID 278432
    HILDEGARDEThe lounge singer who became famous worldwide endorsed this check Check endorsed: "Hildegarde", 6¼x2¾. New York, New York, February 3, 1968. Check No. 1464, drawn on the private account of Justin Herman at First National City Bank, New York, New York, payable to Hildegarde for $73.75. Signed by Justin Herman.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • HILDEGARDE - DOCUMENT MULTI-SIGNED 1957  - HFSID 287670
    HILDEGARDEThe American evening performer signed three contracts in this collection of documents between her and the Music Corporation of America, all dated in 1957 Document multi-signed: "HILDEGARDE" on 3 different pages, 8½x11, 42 pages.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • HILDEGARDE - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED 8/1998  - HFSID 297376
    HILDEGARDEThe famed entertainer signed this First Day Cover that honors Lee De Forest First Day Cover signed: "Hildegarde/Aug, 1998", 6½x3½, The First Day Cover honors Lee De Forest, an American inventor with nearly 200 patents to his name. Postmarked New York, New York, July 10, 1973, 11-cent U.S.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • HILDEGARDE - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED  - HFSID 276106
    HILDEGARDEThe famed entertainer signed this handprint of her right hand Handprint signed: "My right hand -/Hildegarde". Pen and ink, 8½x11. Hildegarde Loretta Sell (1906-2005) was popularly known by her first name only or simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde".

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • HILDEGARDE - INSCRIBED MAGAZINE COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 295032
    HILDEGARDEThe singer left a message and signed this cover of Call Board magazine, by a photo of her at her 80th birthday concert in Carnegie Hall Magazine Cover inscribed and signed: "To dear Shirley and Edward/With love and tremendous admiration/Blessings! Hildegarde", 8½x11, 5 pages.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - INSCRIBED MENU SIGNED  - HFSID 225973
    HILDEGARDEOn this menu for the Chase Club, the popular singer and pianist signed her name along with a note Menu inscribed and signed: "To 'Buzz' -/I wish you/all good things -/Au Revoir -/Hildegarde". Three pages. 8½x11. St. Louis, Missouri, April 21, 1944. Menu for Chase Club, featuring Hildegarde. Signed on cover.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • HILDEGARDE - INSCRIBED PROGRAM SIGNED  - HFSID 310778
    HILDEGARDEThe pianist and singer signed this 1986 cover of Call Board that features a black and white image of her Inscribed program signed: "To the Rockland Hook & Ladder Co./Robert Rubin & Joy Levy/Blessings - Hildegarde/April 17-1995-Nyc", 8½x11, 5 pages.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - MAGAZINE COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 205070
    HILDEGARDEThe nightclub singer signed this 1986 winter edition of Call Board magazine that features her on the cover Magazine signed: "Bless you!/Hildegarde", 6p, 8½x11. Call Board magazine (Official Publication of the Catholic Actors Guild of America), Winter 1986.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HILDEGARDE - PROGRAM SIGNED CIRCA 1948  - HFSID 180743
    HILDEGARDEThe nightclub singer who became a national star signed this souvenir program Program signed: "Hildegarde", 25p, 9x12. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, circa 1948. Souvenir program titled "Milwaukee Welcomes Incomparable Hildegarde! in Her Homecoming Song and Piano Concert".

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • HILDEGARDE - PROGRAM SIGNED CIRCA 1974  - HFSID 140206
    HILDEGARDEThe evening singer and pianist signed this program from the 1973 concert season Program signed: "Hildegarde", 8p, 5½x9. New York City, New York. 1973-1974 Season. Program for

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

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