Album of a music lover from Leipzig, with numerous musical notations, thoughts and signatures of musicians and singers, actors, writers and artists, who came to the Opera or the Gewandhaus. Other entries are dated Gastein (1899) and Berlin.
Ada Adini (lyrics from Tristan und Isolde), Emma Albani-Gye (quote from Norma: "Casta Diva"), Eugen d'Albert (3 bars), Francisco d'Andrade, Emma Baumann, Reinhold Becker (Der Choral von Leuthen op.97), Ferruccio Busoni, Gustave Charpentier (2 bars for the first performance of Louise in Leipzig), Constant Coquelin, Emma Destinn, Marguerite Durand, Eleonora Duse, Arthur Friedheim (3 bars), Edvard Grieg (4 bars), Ruidolf von Gottschall (quatrain), Alfred Grünfeld (3 bars from his Romanze op.42), Arno Hilf (Ciaccona by Bach), Joseph Joachim (3 mes. Larghetto), Clotilde Kleeberg (quotation from Chopin), Julius Klengel (5 mes. for cello op.20), Felix Kraus (and his portrait signed by A. Klamroth), Frederic Lamond, Ruggero Leoncavallo (quotation from La Bohême), Blanche Maarchesi, Arthur Nikisch (theme from Beethoven's 5th symphony), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (6 bars. from his op.19), Carl Reinecke (5 bars. from Ein Märchen ohne Worte op.165), Édouard Risler (quotation from Beethoven), Pablo de Sarasate, Émile Sauret (3 chords), Otto Schelper, Johannes Schilling, A. Siloti, Karl Sontag (quotation from Goethe), Richard Strauss (3 bars), Marcian Thalberg (quotation from Saint-Saëns), Joseph Wieniawski (8 bars from his Concerto op.20), Erika Wedekind, Felix Weingartner, Eugène Ysaÿe (4 mes. Maëstoso), etc.