Lot #165
Theodor W. Adorno

Adorno would rather be a shoemaker

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Adorno would rather be a shoemaker

German sociologist, philosopher, and musicologist (1903-1969) known for his critical theory as a leading member of the Frankfurt School. ANS in German, signed “Theodor W. Adorno,” one page, 8.25 x 6, March 16, 1965. In full: "I would rather be a shoemaker and poet as well, than a 'music sociologist and philosopher'! Mr. Josef Mertens, with kind recommendations." In fine condition.

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  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #574 - Ended January 08, 2020

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