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EDEN AHBEZ - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: SYLVESTER CROSS, FRANCES CROSS - HFSID 18383

EDEN AHBEZ Extremely rare autographed note from the songwriter and hippie father to radio personality George Sanders, calling him nature's "Disc Jockey". Also signed by Sylvester and Frances Cross Autograph note signed: "eden ahbez", "Sylvester Cross", "Frances Cross", 1 page, 7½x10.

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EDEN AHBEZ
Extremely rare autographed note from the songwriter and hippie father to radio personality George Sanders, calling him nature's "Disc Jockey". Also signed by Sylvester and Frances Cross
Autograph note signed: "eden ahbez", "Sylvester Cross", "Frances Cross", 1 page, 7½x10. Accompanied by unsigned newspaper clipping on eden ahbez. ahbez's note in full: "To Georgie Sanders - Nature is a Symphony The theme is Love The Director - God The Disc Jockey is - Georgie Sanders - My Pleasure [signature] (Nature Boy)". Cross' note in full: "To my good friend, George, with appreciation + very best wishes". EDEN AHBEZ (1908-1995), born George Alexander Aberle, was an American songwriter and recording artist of the 1940's and 1950's, often cited as one of the fathers of the hippie movement. Adopted from the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in 1917, ahbez was raised in Kansas City, Kansas, where he began performing as a pianist and dance band leader. He eventually made his way to Los Angeles, California, where he began playing piano in a health and raw food store and picking up influences of the Lebensreform lifestyle of the German owners. It was soon after this time that he adopted the name eden ahbez (spelt in lowercase), and began writing music, eventually pitching his song "Nature Boy" to Nat King Cole's manager at a live show. The success and popularity of the song led to ahbez's media interest, and his popularity amongst other recording artists of the era, including Doris Day, Herb Jeffries, Eartha Kitt, and Sam Cooke. After writing for several years, ahbez pursued a solo musical career, but did not see the same success as he attained with song writing. George R. Sanders, originally a disc jockey, became a prominent radio/TV interview host, first in Los Angeles and later in Portland. Toned. Page number written in unknown hand. Left edge frayed and torn. Unknown signature on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.

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