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    Arthur Sullivan Autographed Musical Quotation Signed. Single sheet, 7" x 9", Leeds, October 5, 1895, Bradford, October 12, 1895. Three bars of music from the choral epilogue of the cantata, "The Golden Legend." Written in an unknown hand on verso, "A beautiful voice is the gift of God".

    Sullivan premiered the cantata on October 16, 1886 at the Leeds Music Festival. The work was incredibly popular, and has been regarded as the best piece of Sullivan's serious music compositions. Sullivan is popularly known as half of the duo Gilbert and Sullivan, whose famous works include The Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, and Yeomen of the Guard.

    Condition: Toned throughout, light soiling, imprints of leaves on both front and verso.


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