Constance-Caroline (Faure Lefebvre

Lefebvre, Constance-Caroline (Faure, Caroline)

opera singer (1828-1905). Autograph letter signed ("Caroline Faure"). N. p. 8vo. 1 p.
$ 295 / 280 € (86049/BN56769)

To an unnamed friend, offering him a box at the Paris Opera for the debut of her husband, the baritone, composer and art collector Jean-Baptiste Faure, which the recipient had promised to attend: "C’est vendredi prochain que mon mari début à l’Opéra. Vous nous avez promis d’assister à cette première représentation et j’espère que vous voudrez bien accepter une loge, peut-être un peu modeste, mais la meilleure que nous ayons pu obtenir [...]". - Constance-Caroline Levebvre and her equally famous stage partner Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830-1914) had married in 1859.

Jean-Baptiste celebrated his successful debut at the Paris Opera with Józef Michal Poniatowski’s "Pierre de Médicis" in October 1861. - Traces of folds and former mounting. With a minor tear and insignificant foxing..

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Lefebvre, Constance-Caroline (Faure, Caroline)

opera singer (1828-1905). Autograph letter signed "Caroline Faure". N. p. 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium.
$ 232 / 220 € (86053/BN56773)

To a M. Glandaz, possibly the lawyer Sigismond Glandaz, informing him that he need not visit her husband, the baritone, composer and art collector Jean-Baptiste Faure, as he still has to "arrange everything" with Mr de Benoît and will in turn visit Glandaz on Monday: "Mon mari vous prie de ne pas prendre la peine de passer chez lui. Il doit s'occuper aujourd'hui de Monsieur de Bénoît [?], arranger tout avec lui, et lundi il ira chez vous pour vous rendre compte du résultat de ses démarches [...]". - Traces of folds. Some browning to the borders and traces of former mounting.

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