Lot #689
Richard Wagner Autograph Note Signed

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Important German composer (1813-1883) who single-handedly revolutionized opera and attained status as one of the most influential geniuses in the history of music. ANS in German, signed “R. W.,” one page, 4.5 x 2.75, no date. Handwritten note requesting copies of a Bayreuth paper. In fine condition, with a small rusty paperclip impression to the top edge, and mounting remnants and old descriptions affixed to the back. Accompanied by a printed form letter from Wagner from 1876, indicating that "there is no demonstrative dress rehearsal of our 'Tristan'" and sending thanks for expressing "unabashed appreciation for the execution of my difficult score."

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





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