Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Louis Vernassier: 1906 'Excentrique'

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 14, 2011 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Living, Transgender & Intersex
Tags: female impersonator, Louis Vernassier, queer history, transgender history

A gem of a publicity card from 1906, listing the talents and marvels of the eccentric French musical prodigy, Louis Vernassier. In addition to playing a multitude of instruments, he performed dressed as a woman.

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