Sunday, August 12, 2012
Elisabeth Rethberg And Richard Tauber Checking Out A Banquet Table
Miss Rethberg made her professional debut in Dresden in 1915 in “The Gypsy Baron”. Her tenor that night was Richard Tauber.
This photograph probably dates from the middle 1930s and was surely taken in Vienna, Salzburg or London—and nowhere else, given the artists’ respective schedules.
Tauber wore a monocle in order to conceal the fact that his right eye was deformed.