PATRICE MUNSEL SIGNED PHOTO, "Patrice Munsel", 8 x 10, b/w, of operatic soprano in costume as Gilda in Rigoletto. The signature is in the dark area of her costume, but still readable, otherwise in fine condition.
Patrice Munsel (1925-2016) in 1943, was the youngest singer, at age 17, to ever star at the Metropolitan Opera. She performed 225 times at the Met and retired in 1958. Afterwards she appeared in many TV shows and starred in the movie Melba, about the life of Nellie Melba.