Lot #773
Percy Grainger

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Estimate: $300+


Well-regarded Australian-born pianist, conductor, and composer (1882-1961) best known for his folk settings and colorful experimental works. Outstanding vintage matte-finish 10.75 x 13.75 photo of the composer, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Winthrop P. Tryon, in old friendship & tonal fellowship & with warmest thanks for his unfailing kindness & sympathy, from Percy Grainger, May 1942,” with a few bars of his "Marching Song of Democracy" penned below. In fine to very fine condition. Tryon was the music critic for the Christian Science Monitor. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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