COLE PORTER - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 169627
COLE PORTER He signs his agreement to serve as a patron of a benefit ball at the Waldorf-Astoria. Partly Printed Card signed: "Cole Porter", 4¾x3½. In full: "I hereby
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He signs his agreement to serve as a patron of a benefit ball at the Waldorf-Astoria.
Partly Printed Card signed: "Cole Porter", 4¾x3½. In full: "I hereby acknowledge your invitation to serve on the Committee or as a Patron for the April in Paris Ball, to be given at The Waldorf-Astoria on April 15, 1955 for the benefit of the French Hospital of New York and the American French Hospital of New York and the American French Foundation Charities, and I hereby Do accept" Composer and lyricist Cole Porter (1891-1964), who was born in Peru, Indiana, won two Tony Awards in 1949 (Best Composer & Lyricist and Best Musical) for Kiss Me, Kate, and he was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Song in 1936, 1941, 1943 and 1956. Among the songs penned by Porter, who was known for his urbane, witty lyrics and sinuous music are "You Do Something to Me", "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "Night and Day", "Anything Goes", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "You're the Top", "Begin the Beguine", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy", "I've Got You Under My Skin" and scores of other popular songs. He appeared (unaccredited) in his screen biography, Night and Day, in 1946, the year his musical, Around the World in Eighty Days, ran on Broadway (May-August). Porter wrote over 20 musicals, including Anything Goes (1934), Silk Stockings (1955) and High Society (1956). Lightly worn at corners. Fine condition.
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