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Ambroise Thomas at a Rehearsal of Françoise de Rimini, by Toulouse-Lautrec

DescriptionEnglish: Ambroise Thomas attending a rehearsal of Françoise de Rimini: drawing by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Français : Ambroise Thomas assistant à une répétition de Françoise de Rimini : dessin de H. de Toulouse-Lautrec
Date1896
SourceLe Rire (https://archive.org/details/lerirejournalhum22unse/page/n181/mode/2up)
AuthorHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec

This was the composer’s last opera. Thomas was old and ill at the time, and he died a month later.

Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra

DescriptionEnglish: Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra, featuring the Silver-Masked Tenor, from a B. F. Goodrich advertisement
Date1926
SourceNational Vaudeville Artists Year Book (https://archive.org/details/nvayearbook192711nati/page/n41/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous

This band recorded for Victor under the name B. F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra. The Silver-Masked Tenor is at far right.