1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artôt, Désirée, 1835-1907--Correspondence.

  1. Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    180 items. 3 containers. 1.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The collection contains correspondence with performers and pedagogues; photographs and prints of composers, performers, musicians, and other influential figures in European musical society around the turn of the century; and miscellaneous clippings and ephemeral materials.