Opera Stars 1988
Brindley Pop Stars & Singers Opera Stars 1988 Opera Stars 1988 30 - This is a rather nice set on a subject that doesn’t appear much on cards. The opera stars are depicted in black and white ovals set within a salmon/pink background and include Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) who was the first tenor to have his voice on a record, Greek soprano singer Maria Callas, more modern favourites Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, Ezio Pinza famous for his role in Don Giovanni, but he also sang in the musical South Pacific, Edna Thornton an English contralto famous for her roles in Wagnerian operas, Amelita Galli-Curci who became a major recording star, Australian soprano Dame Nellie Melba and Paul Robeson who played Otello but is best known for his rendition of “Ol’ Man River” in the musical Show Boat. The green backs contain white text advertising Brindley and Orpheus Records and give details of the star and their musical ability and best roles. Cards size 70 x 38mm.
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Opera Stars 1988

Issuer: Brindley Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: This is a rather nice set on a subject that doesn’t appear much on cards. The opera stars are depicted in black and white ovals set within a salmon/pink background and include Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) who was the first tenor to have his voice on a record, Greek soprano singer Maria Callas, more modern favourites Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, Ezio Pinza famous for his role in Don Giovanni, but he also sang in the musical South Pacific, Edna Thornton an English contralto famous for her roles in Wagnerian operas, Amelita Galli-Curci who became a major recording star, Australian soprano Dame Nellie Melba and Paul Robeson who played Otello but is best known for his rendition of “Ol’ Man River” in the musical Show Boat. The green backs contain white text advertising Brindley and Orpheus Records and give details of the star and their musical ability and best roles. Cards size 70 x 38mm. Number of cards in set: 30

Price for complete set: Catalogue Price £12.00 Special Offer £8.00

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