ALS in French, one page, 5 x 6.25, no date. Handwritten letter to Henry Duvernoy, in part (translated): "I am playing your Serenade (Fleur d'Andalousie) Tuesday night at the Pleyel Hall. I am sending you a ticket and I hope you will come. Do please forgive me for not giving you a numbered seat, but it is a benefit performance and I have been unable to get a single reserved seat. Come early (at 8 o'clock). I am playing in the first part. The person who is handing you this note will reimburse you for the 2 pieces you were kind enough to send me." Includes the address panel, accomplished in Bizet's hand. Handsomely double-matted and framed together with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 19.5 x 15.5. In fine condition. An exquisite piece of musical correspondence by the esteemed Romantic composer.
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