Barber, Samuel. (1910–1981) & Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy. (1929–1994)
Press Photograph at the Metropolitan Opera House
Press Photograph of the former First Lady and the American composer attending a performance at The Metropolitan Opera House. Caption above image reads in part "The two will attend the Met's 125th Anniversary performance." Stamp to verso dated December 8, 1967. Printed in low contrast sepia for publication mockup, overall good. 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.).
On September 16, 1966, the new Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center had opened with the world premiere of Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra, with Leontyne Price. This photograph dates from the 125th performance in the Met's new home.
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