Te Kanawa, Kiri. (b. 1944)
Signed Kristina Burton photograph of the New Zealand lyric soprano particularly associated with the works of Mozart, Strauss, Verdi, Handel and Puccini. Te Kanawa has inscribed "To Paul / Dame Kiri Te Kanawa" in black ink to the lower right. Photographer's sticker to verso. In very fine condition. 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.