Friday, November 9, 2012

Casual Friday: Mr. Wolfe, 1901

Friday, November 9, 2012
Isabella reporting:

I can't offer anything about this gentleman except for his name - Albert Wolfe (Wolffungen) – and that he sat for this photograph in Berlin c. 1901. The twinkle in his eye along with his general manly beauty have already made him a popular guy around the internet's tumblr circuit, but with that well-curled 'stache, I thought he'd also be a splendid Mr. Movember. And, of course, he's just all-around sigh-worthy, which makes him perfect for our Casual Friday.


Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

He's good-looking for sure!

Keri@AWH said...

That is some 'stach! Awesome hair, too ;)

Melody said...

(Google ebook) City and State – Commonwealth above Party,
Volume X, No. 18, Whole No. 313, page 286. Philadelphia,
Thursday, May 2, 1901

Under Weekly Musical Notes:
On Monday evening, at Musical Fund Hall, next, Mr. Albert
Wolffungen gives a performance, without costumes or
orchestra, of a quondam classic opera, Mehul’s “Joseph,”
following it with the “prayer” from
“Lohengrin.” The soloists comprise some excellent singers,
who, we believe, are present pupils of Mr. Wolffungen.
The excellent Philadelphia Quartet Club will assist as chorus.
Mr. Wasili Leps will conduct.

Isabella Bradford/Susan Holloway Scott said...

Excellent sleuthing, Melody - it has to be the same gentleman! He must have made the ladies in the audience sigh...Thank you so much for sharing this.

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