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Ephemera relating to Giuseppe Operti

Title
Ephemera relating to Giuseppe Operti, ca. 1853-1886.
Author
Operti, G. (Giuseppe), -1886.

Details

Description
33 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Business cards.
  • Clippings.
  • Portraits.
  • Programs.
Source (note)
  • Stoddard, Richard
Biography (note)
  • Giuseppe Operti, "pianist to His Majesty Victor Emmanuel 2nd, late King of Italy," was later a performer, teacher, and composer in the United States.
Language (note)
  • Chiefly in English ; also includes programs in Italian and German.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JPB 91-121
Author
Operti, G. (Giuseppe), -1886.
Title
Ephemera relating to Giuseppe Operti, ca. 1853-1886.
Summary
7 programs, 20 clippings, business card, caricature, 2 copyright registrations, silk broadside song lyrics, and cover of a published song including Operti's portrait and facsimile of his signature. Programs and clippings deal with Operti's work as pianist and conductor, and as composer of stage works, including the comic opera, U.S. Buttons. Accompanied by dealer's description of the collection and paraphrase of the New York Times obituary, Dec. 9, 1886.
Biography
Giuseppe Operti, "pianist to His Majesty Victor Emmanuel 2nd, late King of Italy," was later a performer, teacher, and composer in the United States.
Language
Chiefly in English ; also includes programs in Italian and German.
Occupation
Composers.
Pianists.
Research Call Number
JPB 91-121
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