Autograph Letter Signed ‘Emma A-Gye’, to Mrs. Burmann, who has been recommended “to give me lessons in German”, hoping she can come two or three times a week. 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition. 16 The Boltons, South Kensington, 29 March 1879. “I wish to study seriously.” Emma Lajeunesse (1852-1930), known as Madame Albani, Canadian operatic and oratorio singer; married operatic impresario Ernest Gye in 1878.