Corelli, Franco. (1921-2003)
Signed portrait photograph of the Italian tenor, one of the greatest of the 20th century, who has inscribed "A Paul / per ricordo / Franco Corelli" in black ink along the white of his shirt. Typed Metropolitan Opera Press Department caption to verso. Overall in 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.
Performing Arts & Media