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E. E. Cummings (poet) Autograph Letter Signed To David Diamond (composer)

  "Keep Your Shirt On" - Autograph Letter Signed to DAVID DIAMOND with Vintage Photograph. An amusing autograph letter signed from the American poet to composer David Diamond, offering him consolation after a bad review by Virgil Thomson of his Concerto for Two Pianos. January 3031, 1949; 1 p. Cummings writes: Dear David strictly (and I mean strictly) entre nous i. Between 1 less than 3 human beings the undersigned considers VT's verdict re your concerto for two solo pianos an ignorant piece of malice. The malice doesn't surprise me slightly all'critics' being per se disappointed ...

1954 Composer Virgil Thomson Autograph Letter Signed From Chelsea Hotel Original

   This is an original 1954 autograph letter signed from composer and critic Virgil Thomson. This letter was sent to a Miss Lindsay and references Thomsons work "Five Phrases from the Song of Solomon" for soprano voice with percussion. Other works for womens voices with percussion are also recommended. This letter is written on Virgil Thomson's stationary printed with the 222 West 23rd Street New York 11, N. Address of the Chelsea Hotel where he was a resident for more than 50 years. This letter is dated December 14, 1954 and written and boldly hand signed by Virgil Thomson. This ...

Brahms, Johannes (composer) Autograph Letter Signed

   German composer, pianist, conductor of the Romantic period and one of the greatest composers of all time. Written on a postcard, 5.75 x 3.75 inch, Thun, 1886 June 28 (postmark). In German, in full: Ihr freundl. Brief hat die bedenkliche Eigenschaft, meinerseits 3 zu verlangen! Was gemacht werden kann, wird gemacht. Kalbecks wegen mögen Sie indeß ruhig sein. Er soll den Text nur fertig machen - nach alter Erfahrung werde ich sehr rasch damit fertig u. Kann er dann ja zu Ihnen wandern! Ihren Katalog aber laßen Sie nur rasch anschwellen von vortrefflichsten Sachen, diese und ...

Giuseppe Verdi (composer) Fine Autograph Letter Signed

   5.5 x 8.5 inch. To his lawyer Ercolano Balestra in Parma. Blind embossed coat of arms at the top - Camera dei Deputati o. F the first Italian Parliament, to which Verdi belonged as a member. Written before his departure to St. Petersburg for the performance of his new opera La forza del destino. In Italian: Avrei voluto parlargli prima di partire, ma non ho avuto tempo di venire a Parma Glimando 20 Nap. Doro Di fretta le dico addio a rivederci in Marzo se non gelerò. Mi scriva con qust indirizzo/ Monsieur Verdi/ au Théatre Italien/ Russie/ St. Mailing folds, slightly ...

Alban Berg Composer Of Wozzeck Autograph Letter Signed To Hans Pless 1925

   Austrian composer of 20th century music whose compositions were influenced by the Romanticism of Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg's twelve-tone technique. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, addressed to the Austrian Composer and Conductor Hans Pless, making mention of his "Macbeth". Two pages with over 100 words penned in German on both sides of an 8-3/8 inch high by 5-1/4 inch wide sheet of buff colored paper. The composer's name and address are faintly stamped in light blue at top left of the first page. In his letter addressed to the Austrian composer and conductor Hans Pless, Berg thanks ...

Nino Rota (composer) Autograph Letter Signed

   Autograph letter from the Italian composer to La Scala manager Francesco Siciliani. October 6, 1965; 2 pp. On a letterhead card of the Bari conservatory. Translated from the Italian: Dearest Maestro Francesco, I know that you will be on the committee for the opera competition which will take place in Reggio Emilia country of my grandfather... From October 3 to 9. I would like to recommend the young tenor Angelo Degli Innocenti from Bari, who seems to me to be of the highest quality. He is a young man of great merit from all standpoints... 6.5 x 4.25 inches (17 x 10.8 cm). Hole ...

Richard Strauss Composer Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed & Mounted

   Autograph letter signed, one page, 4,5 x 7 inch, `Landhaus Richard Strauss Garmisch` stationery, Garmisch, 11.06.1921, in German, reply letter to an anonymous "Intendant" declining his invitation for the following winter because of an impending journey to the USA - Strauss gives his compliments on the superb representation of his `Ariadne` and promises to get in touch after his returm from the USA, signed in dark ink "Richard Strauss", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Richard Strauss in a beautiful half length portrait (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 ...

Russian Composer Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five - he was a master of orchestration. Autograph letter signed, two pages - on two adjoining sheets, 5,25 x 8 inch, St. Petersburg, 18/30.01.1900, in French, reply letter to an unnamed lady - saying that he is not travelling to Paris and mentioning the execution of his compositions at the `Concerts Populaires à Bruxelles`, written and signed in black ink "Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakow", with a central horizontal letter fold, and mild browning to the edges - in fine to very fine condition. Madame, en réponse à votre ...

Franz Lehar Composer Autograph, Handwritten Love Letter Signed

   Endlich ein Lebenszeichen von Dir! Auch ich war die letzten Tage sehr beschäftigt habe aber dabei immer an Dich gedacht... Es küßt Dich - Franz. At long last I have received a sign of life from you! I have longed for you. The past few days I also was very busy and I kept on thinking of you... Satisfaction Guarantee - If you are not satisfied with the autographs you can return them within 15 days without giving reasons. We do not offer any Autopen-, Secretarial-, Stamped- or Pre-Print autographs. Certificate of Authenticy - We stand 100% behind all the signatures that we offer! You ...