CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: CLAUDIO ARRAU - HFSID 168479
Sale Price $162.00
CAB CALLOWAY and CLAUDIO ARRAU
Signatures on opposite sides of an album leaf.
Signatures: "Cab Calloway" and, on verso, "Claudio Arrau ", 5½x4½ album leaf. Below Cab Calloway signature is a 2x¼ newspaper advertisement with his name on it (two surfaces) and below Claudio Arrau 2½x3¼ black and white newspaper photograph and on top of it is 1¾x¼ name out of a newspaper (three surfaces). Cotton Club orchestra leader CAB CALLOWAY (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi di Ho" delivery.Renowned Chilean pianistCLAUDIO ARRAU (1903-1991) studied with Martin Krause, one of the last pupils of Franz Liszt, from 1913-1918. One of the most eminent pianists of the 20th century, Arrau, made his London debut at the age of 17. He had played extensively all over Europe before making his debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of 20. Known as a skilled interpreter of music, Arrau gave concerts around the world until shortly before his death in 1991 at age 88. He had celebrated his 80th birthday with a tour that included a documentary filmed in London and his 85th birthday with a world tour that ended with the "Emperor" Concerto in London. Arrau also made a number of recordings that included the works of such composers as Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Schubert, Schumann and Tchaikovsky. Slightly soiled, lightly shaded at upper and lower margins. Overall, fine condition.
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