Edvard Grieg Autograph Letter Signed. "Edvard Grieg". Two-page bifolium, docketed on the verso, 5.75" x 8.75". In German. Leipzig, Germany; September 15, 1883. A letter from the legendary Norwegian Romantic composer, known for boosting the Norwegian national identity with use his native folk music in his works, much the way Dvorak did for the Czechs. Writing to an "Esteemed Master," Grieg delightedly looks forward to travelling to him with hopes of conducting "any small orchestral piece." Later he eloquently states his desire to become friends with the letter's recipient: "As an artist, I am of course a sanguine person. I am very much in hopes that everything will work so well that I will soon have the occasion, so long hoped for, to get to know you personally." Includes translation.

    Condition: Light toning, with slight handling wear, and a bit of ink smudging. A minute area of separation at the top edge.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 160

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $909,600