Chaliapin, Feodor

Autograph album page signed & inscribed by the great Russian bass

Price: $110.00

Description:
(1873-1938) Russian born basso, one of opera's all-time great singing actors, best known for portrayals of Mephistopheles and Boris Gudonov. , the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow engaged Chaliapin regularly from 1899-1914. La Scala debut 1901 under Toscanini’s baton. Disapppointing 1907 Met debut, but appeared there regularly 1921-29. Remain perpetually outside Russia after 1921, living in Paris with its significant Russian émigré population until his death. Chaliapin possessed a high-lying bass voice with an unmistakable timbre which recorded clearly. He cut a prolific number of discs for His Master's Voice, beginning in Russia with acoustical recordings made at the dawn of the 20th century, and continuing through the early electrical (microphone) era. Signed & inscribed 4 ¼ x 5 ½ gold autograph album page (actor David Mannes verso), name written in other hand (for identification) at lower edge.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signature






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