Lot #612
Richard Strauss Autograph Letters Signed

Strauss receives three interesting songs—"The man has a lot of talent!"
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Estimate: $500+

Description

Strauss receives three interesting songs—"The man has a lot of talent!"

Two ALSs in German, each one page on 5.5 x 3.5 postcards, November 19, 1896 and October 18, 1916. The first, to publisher Schuster & Loeffler, in part (translated): "Who is, Mr. Bernhard Schuster? The man has a lot of talent! Receive my warmest thanks for sending the interesting 3 songs!" The second, to Bernhard Schuster, in part (translated): "If you don't want to just hand over the score to me—I am usually safe to speak from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the hotel." In very good to fine condition, with slightly irregular toning to both and clipped corners and a punch hole to the earlier letter.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021