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Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was one of the most popular operatic tenors of his era. After beginning his career in his native Italy, Caruso immigrated to the United States and became a star at the Metropolitan Opera. His papers include manuscript and published scores belonging to Caruso, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings about his career, caricatures and other artwork, recordings, and ephemera.
1906 - 1921
Yvette Matthews (1948-2020) was a mezzo-soprano from Baltimore. She studied at the Peabody Preparatory and sang with ensembles such as the Baltimore Opera Company, the Baltimore Symphony Opera, and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. In the 1980s and 1990s, Matthews sang with the Houston Grand Opera Company on tours throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. The Yvette Matthews papers, approximately 1965-2021, contain professional files consisting of programs, clippings, publicity...