Skip to Main Content Skip to Header Menu Skip to Main Menu Skip to Category Menu Skip to Footer

JULES MASSENET - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/07/1906 - HFSID 31646

JULES MASSENET Letter from the French composer regarding logistics dated 1906 Autograph letter signed: "J. Massenet", 7x4½. December 7, 1906. To "Dear friend".

Sale Price $680.00

Reg. $800.00

Condition: fine condition
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

JULES MASSENET
Letter from the French composer regarding logistics dated 1906
Autograph letter signed: "J. Massenet", 7x4½. December 7, 1906. To "Dear friend". In French, translated, in full: "I have your letter, thanks a lot! But this first rehearsal scheduled for tomorrow is falling apart for me! Weeks ago I was free…and tomorrow Saturday is an impossibility because of the Election at the Institute./ I beg- you understand- I beg Mr. [name difficult to decipher] to wait for me this [one word difficult to decipher] rehearsal and to schedule it on it doesn't matter what day, the even the next Sunday perhaps!!...but not tomorrow!". Writing along the left edge is difficult to decipher, but it seems to concern letting the artist know that the first rehearsal will happen soon. French composer Jules Massenet (1842-1912) made his name with the comic opera Don César de Bazan (1872). Other operas followed, including Manon (1884), considered by many to be his masterpiece, Le Cid (1885) and Werther (1892). In addition to his ambitious operas and orchestral works, Massenet wrote over 200 popular songs, many of them based on published poems. Pencil notes (unknown hand) on top margin. Multiple folds. Bottom edge frayed and irregular. Corners slightly worn and creased. Ink smudges across. Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark
See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guarantee

COA with every purchase

All Questions Answered

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response