Seefried, Irmgard (1919–1988)
Signed Photograph in "Meistersinger"
Signed photograph of the important German soprano, a frequent collaborator with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, inscribed "To Paul! / Irmgard Seefried." Stamp to verso identifies her as "Leading Soprano / Vienna Opera." Fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.32 x 25.4 cm.).
From the collection of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.