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Item 808 - Bix Beiderbecke Catalog 589 (Aug 2020)

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Jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer (1903-1931) whose chronic alcoholism contributed to his death at the age of 31. Partial unsigned handwritten letter by Bix Beiderbecke, one page, 5 x 3, no date. In full: "My brother is writing you in regard to getting something there—I sure hope you can find some capacity in which there's a hole as he's into that kind of work and as I said before he's loaded with experience in the record business." Mounted, matted, and framed with a portrait and a color copy of a signature to an overall size of 18.75 x 15. In fine condition. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

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