WACHTEL, Theodor. 5247

£100

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Th.Wachtel’, thanking his correspondent for the friendly review in the Albion, saying his photographs are not good enough to send this time, adding that “I sing today the 31, the second time Edgardo” [in Lucia di Lammermoor]. 2 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. 8 Circus Road, St.Johns Wood N.W. [London], 31 March 1870. Theodor Wachtel (1824-1893), opera singer, popular because of “the way he produced a C in alt direct from the chest instead of by the customary falsetto” [Grove’s]