Falcon, Marie-Cornélie, 1814-1897.
French dramatic soprano. Falcon sang at the Paris Opera from 1832-1837, when she permanently lost her voice. It became a legendary memory, so that the description "Falcon type" was applied to singers who excelled in her roles in "Robert le Diable", "Les H
Album amicorum, 1831-1840.
Purchased as the gift of Frederick Koch.
Entries dated 1831-1840.
Purchased at a Nouveau Drouot sale, Paris, May 7, 1981, lot 6 (A. Rosenthal - Otto Haas).
Simier, 19th cent., binder.
Koch, Frederick, donor.