Great Operatic Disasters
Vickers, Hugh

London: Macmillan, 1979. First First edition. Cloth, 80 pps. with index. Illustrated with humorous drawings by Michael Ffolkes. An affectionate anthology of some of the most memorable and hilarious of disasters from opera houses the world over, such as the Tosca who bounced, the Duke of Mantua who swallowed his moustache, various Wagnerian disasters, etc. A fine, fresh copy in equally fine dust jacket. From the personal library of former New York City Opera managing director Daniel Rule and with his ownership signature on the front paste down. Hard Cover 0333269810 (Item ID: E3021B)


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