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Description: American bass-baritone singer William Warfield (1920-2002) exuberantly signed this postcard advertising one of his concerts at Great Neck Senior High School Auditorium. The post card has a half-tone portrait of a smiling Warfield, as well as, a testimonial to Warfield’s talent as a singer. A circular cancellation stamp for Great Neck, NY on the verso of the postcard is dated March 14, 1956.

3 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. Item #A01586

William Warfield appeared in numerous stage productions, Hollywood movies, and television programs. He was a prominent African American artist during the Civil Rights era, he represented the United States during foreign tours, taught at academic institutions, and earned numerous accolades, including a Grammy Award in 1984.

Condition: Mounting remnants on verso, ink from cancellation has bled through to recto, it appears someone has corrected the date of the concert by changing the “1” in “19” to a “2” in blue ink. Generally good condition with a large, clear signature.