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Description: OPERA
A nice group of approx. 36 original signed programs from The New York Met, each obtained in person by a 25-year subscriber and many accompanied by original photos from backstage after performances. Many of the programs have more than one signature. The stars include: PLACIDO DOMINGO, JAN PEERCE, JULIANA OSINCHUK, BELA DAVIDOVICH, JERRY HADLEY, NELLO SANTI,GINO QUILICO, L'ELISAR D'AMORE, TATANIA TROYONOS, PAUL PLISHKA, ARTHUR FIEDLER, GEORGE BOLET, LLUBA WELITCH, RICHARD RUCKER, IRENE DELIS, GABRIELLE TUCCI, ROSALIND ELIES, CESARE SIEPI, LEONTYNE PRICE, CARLO BERGONZI, MARY ELLEN PRECHT, BIRGIT NILSSON, MARIO SERENI, RENATA SCOTTO, MIGNON DUNN, CORNELL MCNEIL, ROBERTA PETERS, FRANCO CORELLI, RAYMOND MICHALSKI, RITA GORR, MARIA BALDWIN, NICOLAI GEDDA, ROBERT MERRILL, GIANNI RAINMONDI, ANSELMO COLZANI, JAMES MCCRACKEN, ALFREDO KRAUS, LICIA ALBANESE, DOROTHY KIRSTEN, WILLIAM DOOLEY ANNA MOFFO, DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, JR. and others. Some duplication. Sold with three S.P.s of PILAR RIOJA, two S.P.s' of ANDRE WATTS, an S.P. of TOMMY TUNE, MARIELLA DEVIA. Along with more than 20 unsigned programs for various performances. Finally, there are many candids showing the fan with her favorites backstage. A nice grouping, fine condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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