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Lot #797
J. Rosamund Johnson

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Composed the song Lift Every Voice and Sing with his brother’s lyrics which became known as "The Black National Anthem." Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo, signed and inscribed in fountain pen “To Lionel A. Aucoin with sincere admiration, J. Rosamund Johnson, Aug. 5, 1944, New York, NY,” adding a three bar musical quote above his signature. In fine condition, with scattered light surface dings and impressions and some slight silvering to signature. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008