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ALBERT SPALDING - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/11/1919 - HFSID 258282

Albert Spalding sends an autograph letter about the pieces he will play in the United States. Autograph Letters signed: "A. S.", 1p front and verso, 8½x10¾. Weldon (near Rutland), Vermont, 1919 August 11. To André Benoist Espre, Mammoth Beach, New Jersey.

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ALBERT SPALDING
Albert Spalding sends an autograph letter about the pieces he will play in the United States.
Autograph Letters signed: "A. S.", 1p front and verso, 8½x10¾. Weldon (near Rutland), Vermont, 1919 August 11. To André Benoist Espre, Mammoth Beach, New Jersey. In full first six lines are in French not translated: "We are having a glorious, peaceful, restful time. Are finding ample time to work Ocdtch Fautani goes a face - and the tricky double harmonies in h. Papauiuui's Caupauells no longer growl at me. Tell us! Have you had any Coups copied yet - If not, why not? Do it, [illegible] - or you'll have a rare [illegible] when I get back. I want 2 copies made of Etchuy's 1 " " " Sonata 2 " " " Yankee Doodle in Paris 1 " " " Caprice Gasotte 1 " " " Intermezzo - hairs (solo) We have a charming little 2x4 cottage with all enclosed conveniences including a front door and a pantry sink. Nothing but flies to bother us - and they're as bad as neighbors - A summer house opens out on an artificial lake, (trout and something else - best no catch), a riapasa fall, a cause - and mucho mucho walks. What was your corners with W. Dauerosch avent Meudelosohee & Buick - Hope you didn't sour here on weekend! Understand I want to play that and nothing else for the statue - so don't 'fun things up' - The Busch will do O.K. for Philharmonic - Better association from Taurus if parts can be obtained - Notify Wolpohu I'll play the Busch and in Cincinatti - and also Chicago; in Boston with Sympothy proper to May Meudelssohn, 1st N. Y. recital remains as we thought- 1-in Soanta in D. Häudel 2- Sonate in a Frank 3 - a Vauitions Perosi b Scheyo Valse - Chabuer lufuse 4 a Romanya Audalya Sarat
b Lette de Chopin Spalding- c Campanella Pagamine Spalding- I don't think we can impose much on this for good solid stuff, effect, and brevity. Love to Alice and to little A. S. B. and remembrances to all. Yrs Sinc"
Violinist Albert Spalding (1890-1953), the son and nephew of the sporting goods pioneers, James Walter Spalding and Albert Spalding, made his Paris debut in 1905 at the age of 17 and his American debut in 1908 at Carnegie Hall at the age of 20. He was the first American violinist to enjoy international popularity. He later taught at Juilliard (1933-1944) and composed for violin and piano. Fold creases not near signature. Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.

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