Riccardo Martin, an American tenor, "had a voice of great beauty, though lacking in individuality, and a fine presence, but he suffered comparison with Caruso throughout his career." Richard LaSueur and Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online.. 1 page. Octavo. Dated London, May 14, 1911. In black ink. On stationery with the name, London address, telegram, and telephone number of the Hotel Jules embossed at head. "Many thanks for the photographs which you so kindly returned. Your article was most clever and entertaining. You have most faithfully transcribed my ideas. Wishing you a most pleasant summer and with cordial greetings, I remain, sincerely yours." Slightly worn and soiled; creased at fold; small areas of blank margins lacking, with no loss to text; remnants of adhesive and an autograph letter to verso. (Inventory #: 23661)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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