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Van Nuys, CA, United States
DoneSun, Oct 29, 2017 6:00 PM GMT

Autographs & Manuscripts, Ib Melchior Estate

From the estate of Ib Melchior, son of the renowned Danish opera star Lauritz Melchior, best known for his performances at the Metropolitan Opera as well as the San Francisco, Hamburg, and Chicago Operas. Ib, who served as an intelligence officer during World War II, was awarded a Silver Star for his capture of the infamous Nazi Werewolves. He later went on to become a noted author and science fiction screenwriter. After Lauritz’s death in 1973, Ib inherited his father's extensive collection of autographs and manuscripts and continued to add to it. The collection includes signatures, signed photos, letters, and other ephemera from famous movie stars, literary figures, composers, musicians and notable politicians.

A letter of provenance will accompany each item.