Mora studio in New York, 1882. From a musical family, [Patti] toured the USA as a child prodigy with the violinist Ole Bull and in 1857 toured with Gottschalk. In 1859, when she was 16, she made her opera debut as Lucia di Lammermoor in New York, after studying the role with the conductor Emmanuele Muzio. Two years later she appeared as Amina in La sonnambula at Covent Garden, a role she repeated for her debuts in Paris (1862) and Vienna (1863). Her fame spread throughout Europe, and she was soon recognized as the greatest soprano of her day.During the 1880s she was a favourite at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Her career continued into the 20th century and she made some recordings at her castle in Wales; they reveal her extraordinary tone-production, brilliant agility, and refined phrasing.
Jon Tolansky in Grove Music Online. J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians. The firm of J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians, established in 1977 by John and Jude Lubrano, has come to be recognized as one of the leading international antiquarian dealers in the specialties of Music and Dance. Items handled by the company include autograph musical manuscripts and letters of composers; rare printed music; and rare books, prints, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to music and dance, all dating from the 15. The firm has issued over 80 catalogues and numerous lists over its more than 40 years in business.All items are guaranteed to be authentic. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Autograph note card signed Adelina Patti Lederström inscribed beautiful" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Classical, Opera & Ballet". The seller is "jlubrano" and is located in Syosset, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.