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    Claude Debussy Autograph Letter Signed with transmittal envelope. One page of a bifolium, 4.5" x 6", n.p. May 31, 1906, to Gabriel Astruc of Paris. The French Impressionist composer writes in French in part: "Here is the thing . . . perhaps it should have been developed more, but one never has time and it's maddening." Very clean with only slight wrinkling along the right edge. The envelope is stamped and postmarked Paris, June 1906. Gabriel Astruc was a French promoter and agent.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    9th Thursday
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