Rosa Ponselle Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles
Died: May 25, 1981 in Baltimore, Maryland
ROSA PONSELLE. Signature: "Rosa Ponselle", 3¼x2¼ card. Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) began her stage career in vaudeville, in a musical act with her sisters. An agent introduced her to Enrico Caruso, who was so impressed with her voice that he secured for her a Metropolitan Opera debut (with Caruso himself in La Forza del Destino).
Sale Price $126.00
ROSA PONSELLE Official Met photo of the soprano prima donna. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Harold W. Brocklebank/Sincerely -/Rosa Ponselle/1927". Sepia, 7x9. Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) began her stage career in vaudeville, in a musical act with her sisters.
Sale Price $342.00
ROSA PONSELLE She went from vaudeville stages to a Metropolitan Opera debut with Caruso. Photograph signed: "Rosa Ponselle." B/w, 5x7. Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) began her stage career in vaudeville, in a musical act with her sisters.
Sale Price $306.00
ROSA PONSELLE Shown on stage in ruffled gown but an unlikely operatic pose, seated and holding a cigarette Photograph signed: "Sincerely/Rosa Ponselle". B/w, 7¾x10. Ponselle (1897-1981) began her stage career in vaudeville, in a musical act with her sisters.
Sale Price $342.00
ROSA PONSELLE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 1964 CO-SIGNED BY: MARTINA ARROYO, PLACIDO DOMINGO, ELENA SULIOTIS, BONALDO GIAIOTTI, ROBERTA KNIE, ARLENE SAUNDERS, RICHARD TUCKER - HFSID 152714This photo is a b/w still from an opera with soprano Rosa Ponselle in a white tunic with a cross and a dark cape. The signers on it read like a who's who of 20th Century opera and include Ponselle as well as Placido Domingo, Richard Tucker, Martina Arroyo and Bonaldo Giaiotti.
Sale Price $1,020.00
ROSA PONSELLE Oversized 9½x12½ b/w full-length book photo of soprano Rosa Ponselle in the title role of Bellini's Norma. Matted to 14¼x17¾ blue-and-gold-colored matte. Book photograph signed "Rosa Ponselle". B/w, 9½x12½ photograph (visible) matted to 14¼x17¾ blue-and-gold-colored matte.
Sale Price $378.00
ROSA PONSELLE. Postcard photo of the diva (3¼x5½), accompanied by a brochure from Columbia Records and an unsigned magazine photo of her Postcard Photograph signed: "Rosa Ponselle/May 3rd 1943", 5½x3¼. Addressed on verso (unknown hand), imprinted 1-cent stamp, postmarked Baltimore, Maryland, May 4, 1943.
Sale Price $180.00
ROSA PONSELLE She sends thanks for photos taken at a gathering with other opera stars. Typed Letter signed: "Rosa", 1 page, 6x7. Villa-Pace, Valley Road, Stevenson, Maryland, 1955 July 26. On personal letterhead to Dominic G.
Sale Price $324.00
CHARLES "BUDDY" ROGERS and ROSA PONSELLE Signatures from "America's Boyfriend" and vocalist Rosa Ponselle Signature: "Buddy Rogers", "Rosa Ponselle/1936", in ink, 6x4½. CHARLES "BUDDY" ROGERS(1904-1999) played with a California-based swing band in the 1930s, but was better known for his films.
Sale Price $162.00
LAWRENCE TIBBETT - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ROSA PONSELLE, RUTH MILLER, JANE W. TIBBETT, EDITH MASON, GIUSEPPE STURAM, GANNA WALSKA, PAUL LONGOVE, A. WILLIAM SHERRY, WILLIAM THORNER, MAREK WINDHEIM, GIORGIO POLACCO, LAURENCE WHITE, LUCREZIA BORI - HFSID 161139Index card signed by 13 opera stars, including sopranos Rosa Ponselle, Edith Mason and Ruth Miller, baritone Lawrence Tibbett, tenor Marek Windheim, conductor Giorgio Polacco and agent William Thorner, who helped to launch Ponselle's operatic career
Sale Price $450.00
PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: MARTIN ELMER JOHNSON, OSA H. JOHNSON, BEATRICE LILLIE, ALFRED E. SMITH, MARIA JERITZA, ROSA PONSELLE, WALTER HAMPDEN, GRANTLAND "AMERICA'S HOMER" RICE, LOWELL THOMAS, GENE TUNNEY, GEORGE ARLISS, BRUCE BARTON, EMILY POST, PAUL "POPS" WHITEMAN, DANIEL C. BEARD, WILLIAM (CHARLES WILLIAM) BEEBE, HAROLD LLOYD, ROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS, EDDIE CANTOR, ELLSWORTH VINES, CARL SANDBURG, THORNTON WILDER, JANE ADDAMS, FIRST LADY GRACE COOLIDGE, VICE PRESIDENT CHARLES CURTIS, HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, LILY PONS, RUDY VALLEE, FIRST LADY EDITH BOLLING WILSON, GAR (GARFIELD ARTHUR) WOOD, ED WYNN, JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG, ZANE GREY, FIRST LADY EDITH K. ROOSEVELT, LORADO TAFT, HELEN L. HICKS, CARMELA PONSELLE, JAMES ROWLAND ANGELLO, MILDRED HALE, MILTON COOPER WORK, - HFSID 285011CALVIN COOLIDGE and MANY OTHERSForty-six signatures of famous persons from politics, entertainment and the arts, collected in a Waterman's Autograph Album from 1932 as part of a national contest Autograph Album signed: [Explanatory ink notes (unknown hand) are written here in brackets.] "Daniel C.
Sale Price $2,380.00