Inscribed Vintage Photograph
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1917
Description: Very scarce and historically important inscribed 10 x 8-inch photograph -- a 3/4 length portrait of de Stefano standing beside his inlaid Armbros Harp in 1917. Boldly signed and inscribed against the dark background on the lower portion of the photo: "For Mary Warfel With much appreciation, Salvatore de Stefano, New York April 10, 1917." Near fine condition.
Comments: Premier classical harpist who made his debut on June 12, 1912 with the Naples Symphony Orchestra. His "Method for Harp" (1917) radically changed the instrument's function in classical music.Signed: Y
Book ID: 217808