Autograph in black fountain pen on 3″ x 3.5″ paper.
Fritzi Scheff (1879-1954) was an American actress and vocalist. Born in Vienna, Austria, she studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt and made her début in Munich in the title role of Martha (1898). In 1901 she first appeared at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, singing roles in La Bohème, Die Meistersinger, Die Walküre, and Don Giovanni. She sang in the Victor Herbert operetta Babette at Washington and New York (1903). From 1913 to 1918, she appeared principally in vaudeville, returning in the latter year to the musical opera stage in Glorianna.
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