Lot n° 61
250 - 300 EUR
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MELBA Nellie (1859-1931)
5 L.A.S. "Nellie Melba" or "Nellie Melba (Madame Stradivarius)", [1889-1903], to Jules MASSENET; 8 pages in various formats, one with his motto Invictus maneo, one with his numbers and motto, 2 addresses.
[May 1889]. "I have a very lively desire to attend the first performance of Esclarmonde"... [May 15, 1893]. "I am singing at the Concert Lamoureux the great aria of Hérodiade next Sunday and I have come to ask you if there is a way to play it again with you"... September 5, 1903]: "I am waiting for a little word to tell me when and where? I don't have a piano here. - I'd rather work in the morning if it's possible."... - She worked on Sevillana: "I think I'll sing it well, I hope so because I'm enthusiastic.
I have to sing it with you once before I leave"... Etc.
An L.A.S. by Emmanuel CHABRIER (February 1, 1889), and a beautiful L.A.S. by Victor MASSÉ is attached to Massenet about the revival of
Roi de Lahore (November 5, 1877)
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