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  • PEARL BAILEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/06/1968  - HFSID 313716
    PEARL BAILEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/06/1968 - HFSID 313716
    PEARL BAILEY Warm letter praising the theatre, written to a man who has seen her latest play (the all-black production of Hello, Dolly!) four times. Bailey won a special Tony for this performance. Typed Letter signed: "Pearl Bailey", 1 page, 8½x11. No place, 1968 March 6. To "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • PEARL BAILEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/25/1970  - HFSID 24663
    PEARL BAILEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/25/1970 - HFSID 24663
    PEARL BAILEY. TLS: "Pearl Bailey", 1p, 8½x11. Hollywood, California,1970 November 25. On letterhead of Pearl Bailey Production Corp. to "Dear Mr. Duncan". In full: "Thank you so much for your kind letter of November 5th and the invitation to visit your school.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • JOSEPHINE BAKER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/27/1951  - HFSID 251418
    JOSEPHINE BAKER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/27/1951 - HFSID 251418
    JOSEPHINE BAKER She writes a warm letter to friends, thanking them for, "The flowers, telegrams and beautiful letters." Accompanied by envelope addressed in Baker's hand. Autograph Letter signed: "J. Baker", 2p, 6x9¼. Boston, June 27, no year (but accompanying envelope is postmarked June28, 1951).

    Sale Price $1,487.50

    $1,750.00

  • JOSEPHINE BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/19/1965  - HFSID 172181
    JOSEPHINE BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/19/1965 - HFSID 172181
    JOSEPHINE BAKER She types and signs this letter in French, dated in 1965, in response to a previous letter Typed Letter signed: "Josephine et tribu", 2p (front and verso), 8¼x10½. Les Milandes, Castelnaud - Fayrac, Dordogne (France), 1965 February 19.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • FRANK J. BLACK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/05/1937  - HFSID 189942
    FRANK J. BLACK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/05/1937 - HFSID 189942
    FRANK J. BLACK As NBC's Music Director, he responds to a question about orchestration on "the early Cohan pieces". Typed Letter signed: "Frank J. Black", 1 page, 8½x11. RCA Building, New York City, 1937 March 5.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • STANLEY BLACK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/01/1986  - HFSID 207201
    STANLEY BLACK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/01/1986 - HFSID 207201
    STANLEY BLACK Short handwritten letter from Black apologizing for the delay in his response, dated 1986 Autograph letter signed: "Stanley Black", in black felt tip, 1 page, 8x10. January 1, 1986. London, England. In full: "Do please forgive the unforgivable delay in responding! The best for 1986. All good wishes".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • DAVE BRUBECK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED  - HFSID 146312
    DAVE BRUBECK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED - HFSID 146312
    DAVE BRUBECK The jazz performer signs a letter twice for a fan on the verso of a promoting poster Autograph letter double signed: "Dave Brubeck"; Poster inscribed and signed: "For Peter Harvey From Dave Brubeck", 1p, 8¼x11. No place, no date.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • JOHN P. DANKWORTH - TYPED LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 153860
    JOHN P. DANKWORTH - TYPED LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 153860
    JOHN DANKWORTH He responds to an invitation to participate in an unnamed music festival Typed Letter signed; "John Dankworth", 1p. 7x5¼ (top of page has been trimmed away). No location or date.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • JOE DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 171851
    JOE DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 171851
    JOE DAVIS The jazz musician and publisher signed this letter to a fan Typed Letter Signed: “Joe Davis” in ink. 7¼x10½. One page. Letterhead from his office New York City. In Full: “Please accept my thanks for your letter of recent date and I sincerely hope that you will listen-in on me soon again”.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 521
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 521
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends an autograph letter of thanks for the letter of encouragement. Autograph Letter Signed: "Jimmy Durante", 1p, 7¼x9. No date, no place. To Barbara, in

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/19/1952  - HFSID 269044
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/19/1952 - HFSID 269044
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter of thanks for the lyrics but he will not be able to use them. Typed Letter signed: "Jimmy Durante", 1p, 8½x11. Hollywood, California, 1952 January 19. To Maurice F. Lyons, Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/14/1968  - HFSID 251716
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/14/1968 - HFSID 251716
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter giving of thanks for the trophy and flowers. Typed Letter signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 6¼x8½. Beverly Hills, California, 1968 February 14. On personal letterhead to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Murray, Beverly Hills, California.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/23/1972  - HFSID 251718
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/23/1972 - HFSID 251718
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter giving of thanks for the book. Typed Letter signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 8½x11. No place, 1972 February 23. On personal letterhead to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Murray, Beverly Hills, California. In full: "Thanks a million for sending me a copy of your book.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/29/1962  - HFSID 253733
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/29/1962 - HFSID 253733
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter of apology for not writing sooner but he has been too busy lately. Typed Letter Signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 5½x7¼. No place, 1962 March 29. To "Dear Clara".

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/17/1959  - HFSID 253732
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/17/1959 - HFSID 253732
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter of thanks for the letter and the poem. Typed Letter Signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 5¾x9. No place, 1959 July 17. To "Dear Clara". In full: "Thanks a million for your lovely letter, and I think that was a beautiful poem you wrote on the back.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/26/1957  - HFSID 101996
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/26/1957 - HFSID 101996
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter of thanks for the pictures. Typed Letter Signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 5½x8½. No place, 1957 August 26. Begins: "Dear Roxey, Chuck, Irene and Alice". In full: "Got your letter and the colored pictures, and believe me, they sure came out great.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/20/1968  - HFSID 251717
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/20/1968 - HFSID 251717
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter giving of thanks for the telegrams. Typed Letter signed: "Jimmy", 1p, 7¼x10½. Beverly Hills, California, 1968 October 20. On personal letterhead to Mr. Ken Murray, Beverly Hills, California.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JIMMY SCHNOZZOLA DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/26/1968  - HFSID 270909
    JIMMY "SCHNOZZOLA" DURANTE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/26/1968 - HFSID 270909
    JIMMY DURANTE Jimmy Durante sends a typed letter giving his permission to use the contents of a previous letter. Typed Letter signed: "Jimmy Durante", 1 page, 7x9. No place, 1968 October 26. On personal letterhead to Mr. Buchanan. Matted with an unsigned photo (b/w, 8x10) to an overall size of 18x12.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • ZIGGY ELMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/14/1960  - HFSID 224483
    ZIGGY ELMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/14/1960 - HFSID 224483
    ZIGGY ELMAN The Big band leader and composer sends money for a Christmas Party for the Crippled Children & Employees Fund. Autograph letter signed: "Ziggy Elman", 4x5. No place, May 14, 1960. On his personal letterhead, in full: "Enclosed check in the amount of $25.00.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • KAREN LYNN GORNEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/08/1989  - HFSID 141832
    KAREN LYNN GORNEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/08/1989 - HFSID 141832
    KAREN LYNN GORNEY The actress and jazz singer signed this page in ink for a fan Autograph Letter Signed: "Love/Karen Lynn". 1 page, 5¾x7¾. Dated September 8, 1989. In Full: "Thanks so much for your interest.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • LIONEL HAMPTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/14/1983  - HFSID 153509
    LIONEL HAMPTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/14/1983 - HFSID 153509
    LIONEL HAMPTON. TLS: "Lionel Hampton," 1p, 8½x11. New York, 1983 April 14. To Master Lionel Reynard, San Francisco. In full: "It is a pleasure to hear from someone who has so much in common with me.

    Sale Price $573.75

    $675.00

  • TONI HARPER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/05/1951  - HFSID 27037
    TONI HARPER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/05/1951 - HFSID 27037
    TONI HARPER Still in her early teens, she signs a thank you note to radio host George Sanders. A very rare signature from a singer who retired at 29 and has now been rediscovered by the internet! Typed Letter signed: "Toni/Harper", 1 page, 7¼x10½. No place, 1951 June 5.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • CISSY HOUSTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/30/1991  - HFSID 175224
    CISSY HOUSTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/30/1991 - HFSID 175224
    CISSY HOUSTON. Autograph Letter signed: "Cissy Houston", 2p (front and verso), 7x10½. No place, 1991 November 30. On personal letterhead to "Mr Alan Fox". In full: "I received your letter & I'm sorry my reply was not sooner, but I have been out of town.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • ILLINOIS JACQUET - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1979  - HFSID 207986
    ILLINOIS JACQUET - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1979 - HFSID 207986
    ILLINOIS JACQUET(jazz sax). TLS: "Illinois Jacquet", 8½x11, 1979. Sending photo (not present). Lightly creased.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • AHMAD JAMAL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/06/1972  - HFSID 173794
    AHMAD JAMAL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/06/1972 - HFSID 173794
    AHMAD JAMAL Ahmad Jamal sends a typed letter to his agent about publicity. Typed Letter Signed: "Ahmad", 1p, 8½x11. Mount Vernon, New York, 1972 June 6. On personal letterhead. To "Dear Jack", his booking agent, Jack Whittemore, New York, New York.

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • HAL KEMP - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/01/1933  - HFSID 207182
    HAL KEMP - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/01/1933 - HFSID 207182
    HAL KEMP He signed this typed letter on a postcard, addressing it himself, in 1933. Typed Letter signed: "Hal Kemp", 5½x3¼ post card. Chicago, 1933 December 1. Addressed in his hand to Lester Meadows, Chicago. In full: "Thanks for your very nice letter. I think that is a great idea of yours.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MARIAN McPARTLAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/13/1980  - HFSID 270571
    MARIAN McPARTLAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/13/1980 - HFSID 270571
    MARIAN McPARTLAND The late jazz pianist pens a letter to her friend, comedienne Phyllis Diller. Autograph Letter signed: "Marian", 2 pages, 8½x11. Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 1980 January 13. To actress/comedienne Phyllis Diller. In full: "We loved your show, mike problems notwithstanding.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MARIAN McPARTLAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/16/1992  - HFSID 270568
    MARIAN McPARTLAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/16/1992 - HFSID 270568
    MARIAN McPARTLAND Letter from the late jazz pianist to actress Phyllis Diller, signed, "Keep me on your list (the good one)." Autograph Letter signed: "Marian/McPartland/XX", 1 page, inside of card folded to 4¼x5½. No place, 1992 February 16. To actress/comedienne Phyllis Diller.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • MARIAN McPARTLAND - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/20/1981  - HFSID 270570
    MARIAN McPARTLAND - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/20/1981 - HFSID 270570
    MARIAN McPARTLAND The late jazz pianist signs a typed letter to her dear friend, comedienne Phyllis Diller. Typed Letter signed: "Marian", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Merrick, New York, 1981 July 20. On personal letterhead to actress/comedienne Phyllis Diller, Los Angeles.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • TONY MESSINA - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/01/1984  - HFSID 36707
    TONY MESSINA - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/01/1984 - HFSID 36707
    TONY MESSINA He writes about performing in Las Vegas and working with Mel Brooks. Autograph Letter signed: "Tony Messina", 1 page, 8½x11. No place, 1984 August 1. To Todd M. Axelrod, Las Vegas, Nevada. In full: "I always enjoyed singing in Las Vegas.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

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