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Early Operatic Portrait Gallery May 2007
Our May 07 exhibition presents a large portrait gallery of male and female opera singers
from the second half of the 19th century.
The portrait gallery will be divided by voice type and will include Soprano, Contralto,
Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Bass and Baritone.
Other female singers
Other male singers
The following books and website were most helpful when preparing this exhibition:
Vapereau, Dictionnaire Universel des Contemporains, 1861
Armand Dayot, le Second Empire, vers 1875
Reutlinger, Catalogue des Celebrit�s, ed de 1872
Grand Larousse Universel du XIX� si�cle, 1878
Jean Gourret, Dictionnaire des Cantatrices de l'Op�ra de Paris, 1987
Jean Gourret, Dictionnaire des Chanteurs de l'Op�ra de Paris, 1989
Historic Opera website.
A new exhibition is added every 2 to 3 months, depending on our inventory and new acquisitions.
The subjects we plan to showcase next are circa 1910 aviation pioneers and a special selection of circa 1930 press photographs.
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