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COLE PORTER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/09/1947 - HFSID 278888

COLE PORTERHe signs this typed 1947 letter thanking a cousin for sending photographs! Typed Letter signed: "Cole", 1 page, 5¾x9. New York, N.Y., 1947 December 9. Pencil note (unknown hand): "Apt. 41C.

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COLE PORTERHe signs this typed 1947 letter thanking a cousin for sending photographs! Typed Letter signed: "Cole", 1 page, 5¾x9. New York, N.Y., 1947 December 9. Pencil note (unknown hand): "Apt. 41C." On letterhead of the Waldorf-Astoria to "Dear Omar" [Cole], in full: "The two beautiful photographs arrived, and I thank you so much. I can't tell you how much pleasure these photographs, that you have been sending me the last few years, give me. All my best to Jo and the little ones, Your cousin". 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 near signature. Left blank margin is stained. Otherwise, fine condition.

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