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Item 2128 - Hector Berlioz Autograph Letter Signed Catalog 447 (Feb 2015)

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Influential French composer (1803–1869) of such repertory staples as the programmatic ‘Symphonie fantastique’ and the opera ‘Les Troyens.’ ALS in French, signed “H. Berlioz,” one page, 5.25 x 8, no date. Letter to Johann Peter Pixis, in part: “As a result of your conditional promise and Miss Francilla’s success, I went to your house twice yesterday to ask you if she would be so kind as to sing the Two Romances for me next Sunday. If this is possible, please let me know so that I may post the notice tomorrow.” Nicely double-matted and framed with a bust-length portrait of Berlioz to an overall size of 14.75 x 13.5. In very good condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds, scattered creasing and toning, paper loss to edges (upper right and bottom left corners missing), and substantial brushing to the text. The adopted daughter and protege of German composer and pianist Pixis, Francilla was so admired by Berlioz that he dedicated his orchestration of Franz Schubert’s Le Roi des Aulnes to her in 1859. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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