Autograph Note Signed. Eide NORENA.

Autograph Note Signed.

This major Norwegian soprano debuted in 1907 at the National Theatre, but it was at La Scala in 1924 under Toscanini that her career took off, making her a favorite at the Paris Opera and the Metropolitan Opera. Item #25037

ANS, 2pp, heavy stock 5½" X 3 3/4", Paris, France, 1929 December 13. Addressed to "My dear" (American expatriate pianist and music critic Irving Schwerke, 1893-1975). Fine. On her embossed "Plaza Athenee" correspondence card, the diva tells Schwerke that "I hope you are able to hear us all on sunday Brownlee, Sullivan, B[?] -- and I -- Must see you one day soon -- Brussel was a great triumph...." Signed simply "Norena." A handsome example from the height of her fame.

Price: $150.00

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