ARDITI, Luigi. 16001

£100

Description

Two Autograph Letters Signed, to “Gentilissime Signorina” [Emilia], giving opera news, the current pantomine season, Harlequin and Columbine, his performances in Faust and Lara, the novelty of the cripple Donato, sending regards to Santley, and much else. In Italian, with an English translation. 4½ pages, 1 letter with neatly repaired tears, generally good. London, 1865 and undated. Luigi Arditi (1822-1903), conductor and composer, settled in London in 1858.