Aida as told by Leontyne Price Based on the opera by Giusppe Verdi 1990 SIGNED & illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon Children's Picture Book

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Title: Aida, as told by Leontyne Price. Based on the opera by Giusppe Verdi

Author: Leontyne Price
Illustrator: Leo and Diane Dillon

Description: Signed by both Leo and Diane Dillon on title page. Stated First edition. First printing (with full letter-line). Black cloth spine and black paper boards, stamped in gilt. Light shelf-wear to bottom edge of boards, else fine. Dust jacket not price clipped; in a clear archival sleeve. [32] pages. 11 x 10 inches.

Who better to tell the tale of Aida than Leontyne Price (b. 1927), the eminent African-American diva, particularly renowned for her performances of the title role in Verdi's opera. Her first Grand Opera performance of Aida was in 1957. Over the course of her career, she has won nineteen Grammy awards, three Emmys, and has been distinguished with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Illustrated by the Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team of Leo and Diane Dillon.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine

Publisher: Gulliver Books / Harcourt Brace Javanovich
Place: San Diego - New York - London
Year: 1990

ISBN: 015200405X

Keywords: children's, picture book, illustrated, Verdi, the Dillons, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon,

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