COLE PORTER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/01/1946 - HFSID 253717
COLE PORTER Cole Porter signs a typed letter, inquiring about his bank balance and requesting new check books. Typed Letter Signed: "Cole", 1 page, 7¼x10¾. No place, 1946 September 1. To Harvey.
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Cole Porter signs a typed letter, inquiring about his bank balance and requesting new check books.
Typed Letter Signed: "Cole", 1 page, 7¼x10¾. No place, 1946 September 1. To Harvey. In full: "Your secretary sent me a balance on my Special Account and my Regular Account, but she was not sure about the amount of my Regular Account. Will you kindly check on this and let me know the exact amount. Also kindly send me two more check books. Sincerely," 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). Fold creases not at signature. Fine condition.
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