Peters, Roberta. (1930–2017)
Signed photograph of the American coloratura soprano, a recipient of the National Medal of Arts noted for her 35-year association with the Met, who has inscribed "To Paul / sincerely / Roberta Peters." "Coloratura Soprano of the Metropolitan" and Hurok Attractions stamps to verso. Very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.3 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.