Signed Photo: Tito Schipa in “L’Elisir d’Amore”
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Signed Photo: Tito Schipa in L’elisir d’amore
Boldly signed black and white photo postcard depicting Italian tenor Tito Schipa as Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, dated by him in 1931.
- Black & white
- 3.5” W x 5.5” H
L’Elisir d’Amore premiered at Milan’s Teatro Cannobiana in 1832. The opera is quintessential Donizetti, and one of the composer’s greatest popular successes. Nemorino, a poor peasant is in love with Adina, a wealthy landowner. Unable to summon the courage to express his feelings, he buys a bottle of special elixir from a traveling medicine man. Unbeknownst to Nemorino, the bottle holds nothing but Bordeaux wine, but the ‘Elisir’ works some magic nevertheless.
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