Autograph Letter Signed, asking his correspondent to send to Mrs. Crocker at Surbiton “the 1st Song from La Somnambula, Come per me sereno”. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches. 29 July 1872. Francesco Schira (1809-1883), composer, born in Malta. His operas included Elena e malvina, Kenilworth, The Orphan of Geneva.