Sirmione a Maria Callas
Signed by the author, Michelle Nocera, and Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato
First edition. Card covers. 22.5 × 22.5cm, 161pp. English and Italian text.
This copy has been signed to the title page by Michelle Nocera, and by Giulietta Simionato, the Italian mezzo-soprano, who famously slapped Maria Callas on the face in 1955 in Milan, during an opera rehearsal, after a petty argument. The two later became friends.
A photographic record of Maria Callas' career, including a chronology of concerts, bibliography, interviews etc
This copy is in very good condition.