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    Collection of Autographs by 18th and 19th Century Composers, Singers, and Classical Musicians. A collection of more than 25 musical autographs in various formats, as follows:
    Dalies Frentz (signed program and a signature on page); Wilbur Evans (signed photo); Louis Moreau Gottschalk (unsigned carte de visite); Ignacy Jan Paderewsky (2 signed photos and a note signed); Hans von Bülow (autograph letter signed and autograph note on his calling card); Giovanni Battista Viotti (autograph letter signed); Andre Grétry (autograph letter signed); Benjamin Godard (autograph letter signed); Clara Schumann (autograph note on her calling card); Margaret Matzenauer (autograph note signed card); Gustave Charpentier (calling card); Michael Balfe (autograph letter signed); Ambrosio Thomas (four autograph letters signed); Marjorie Lawrence (signed program); Göta Ljungberg (signed photo postcard); Robert Franz (autograph letter signed); Elio Pinza (signed photo and signed program); Edouard Lalo (autograph letter signed); Vincent d'Indy (autograph letter signed); Julia Claussen (signed photo); Vincenz Lachner (signed music); Otto Goldschmidt (autograph letter signed); Fritz Heitmann (autograph note signed); and Raoul Laparra (autograph music score).

    The group also includes a few items of ephemera and celebrity signed photos. The items are housed in sleeves in an album; all items are unmounted. Condition varies, with all having age toning, else very good to near fine.



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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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