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  • KAREL ALBERT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/08/1975  - HFSID 153850
    KAREL ALBERT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/08/1975 - HFSID 153850
    KAREL ALBERT The Belgian composer and music director thanks an English admirer. Typed Letter signed: "Karel Albert", 1 page, 8½x12. Antwerp, Belgium, 1975 December 8. To Nelson Taylor, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. In full: "I received well your letter of the 1st December.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • NORMAN ALLIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/09  - HFSID 298532
    NORMAN ALLIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/09 - HFSID 298532
    NORMAN ALLIN The English bass singer is sorry to tell a fan that he has no post card photographs of himself. Autograph Letter signed: "Norman Allin", 2 pages (front and verso), 5½x7. Newbury, Berkshire, November 9. On his personal letterhead, written to "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • LUCINE AMARA - TYPED LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 297179
    LUCINE AMARA - TYPED LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 297179
    LUCINE AMARA The opera singer writes a short letter to a fan on a 4x3 card. Typed Letter signed: "Lucine Amara", 1 page, 4x3 card. No place, no date. Written to "Dear Mr. Santoro:", in full: "Since I do not know which role you prefer as a photograph, I am sending you a regular one. [Not included] I hope you enjoy it.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 2/15  - HFSID 24615
    MARIAN ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 2/15 - HFSID 24615
    MARIAN ANDERSON Anderson writes a thank you letter after a performance in Portland Autograph Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson," 1p, 7x10¼. Portland, Oregon, no year, February 15, 1 A.M. On Hotel Benson stationery. The contralto writes to unnamed recipients.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1955  - HFSID 172173
    MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1955 - HFSID 172173
    MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends a letter of appreciation Typed Letter signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p. 7x10½, personal letterhead. No place, 1955 February 3, to Mrs. Sheen. In full: "Thank you for your letter. We enjoyed doing the Cleveland concert very much and are so happy that it gave you pleasure.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1963  - HFSID 269079
    MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1963 - HFSID 269079
    MARIAN ANDERSON Anderson sends a letter sending thanks and an autograph magazine cover Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½. Mariana Farm, Danbury, Connecticut, 1963 February 3. To William Marc McCrary, New York.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/24/1941  - HFSID 149113
    MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/24/1941 - HFSID 149113
    MARIAN ANDERSON The first Black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House thanks the press in her native Philadelphia. Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 8¼x10½. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1941 March 24.On her personal stationery to "The Evening Public Ledger", Philadelphia.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/29/1966  - HFSID 182537
    MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/29/1966 - HFSID 182537
    MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends a letter of appreciation Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½ Marianna Farm, Joe's Hill Road, Danbury, Connecticut. On letterhead imprinted with her name to Mr. T. Roy Pitts, Anniston, Alabama.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/18/1965  - HFSID 182538
    MARIAN ANDERSON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/18/1965 - HFSID 182538
    MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends thank you letter for a sculpture Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½. Mariana Farm, Danbury, Connecticut, 1965 August 18. On her personal letterhead to Mrs. Eugene Dexter, Clintonville, Wisconsin.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • EDMOND AUDRAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/23/1896  - HFSID 189954
    EDMOND AUDRAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/23/1896 - HFSID 189954
    EDMOND AUDRANThe French composer and lyricist pens this letter to a friend Autograph Letter Signed: "Edmond Audran" 4½x7. Boissy-l'Aillerie, Val-d'Oise, June 23, 1896 To: "My dear friend".

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • ROSE BAMPTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1940  - HFSID 296578
    ROSE BAMPTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1940 - HFSID 296578
    ROSE BAMPTON The American opera singer thanks a friend for sending a Christmas card and tells him about some of her upcoming broadcasts. Typed Letter signed: "Rose Bampton", 1 page, 6x7¾. No place, 1940 March 22.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • JULIUS BENEDICT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/25/1878  - HFSID 145530
    JULIUS BENEDICT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/25/1878 - HFSID 145530
    This letter, written on black-bordered paper by composer Julius Benedict in 1878, accompanied a small orchestra, adding "The Bill with my small outlay is also enclosed herewith. I have kept the full Score...".

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • SIR LENNOX BERKELEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/08/1981  - HFSID 177409
    SIR LENNOX BERKELEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/08/1981 - HFSID 177409
    LENNOX BERKELEY The English composer writes, in part, "I have been lucky in having been able to devote my life to music." Autograph Letter signed: "Lennox Berkeley", 1 page, 8¼x7¾. London, 1981 March 8. To "Dear Mr. Allen", in full: "Thank you for your letter.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • LUCREZIA BORI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/27/1933  - HFSID 19147
    LUCREZIA BORI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/27/1933 - HFSID 19147
    LUCREZIA BORIShe pens this letter reminding a friend about taking her to the night court Autograph Letter Signed: "Lucrezia Bori", 2p, front and verso, 5¼x6¾. The Berkshire, New York, 1933 April 27. To: "Dear Mr. Bowlemt?".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • LUCREZIA BORI - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/18/1933  - HFSID 86948
    LUCREZIA BORI - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/18/1933 - HFSID 86948
    LUCREZIA BORITe opera performer sends a typed letter of thanks for the contribution to Saving Metropolitan Opera Typed Letter Signed: "Lucrezia Bori", 1p, 7¼x10½. The Berkshire, New York City, New York, 1933 March 18. To: "My dear Miss Jones".

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • PASQUALE BRIGNOLI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/30/1882  - HFSID 298537
    PASQUALE BRIGNOLI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/30/1882 - HFSID 298537
    PASQUALE BRIGNOLI The tenor writes from the Grand Pacific Hotel in Chicago, disappointed not to see a colleague, but making plans for the following day. Autograph Letter signed: "P. Brignoli", 1 page, 5¾x8¾. Chicago, Illinois. 1882 April 30.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • GRAYSTON BURGESS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/07/1962  - HFSID 80403
    GRAYSTON BURGESS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/07/1962 - HFSID 80403
    GRAYSTON BURGESSThe British choir and opera singer signs this letter to a Mr. Jones Autograph letter signed: "Grayston Burgess" in blue felt. 7½x5½. Wimbledon, July 7, 1962. On personal letterhead to "Dear Mr. Jones". In full: "Herewith a signed photograph [not included].

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • HENRI CAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 44045
    HENRI CAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 44045
    HENRI CAIN Short letter from the French composer to a friend, written on black bordered paper. Extremely rare! Autograph letter signed: "Henri Cain", in black ink, 4½x7. French dramatist and playwright Henri Cain (1857-1937) wrote over 40 librettos during his life, many of them during the Parisian Belle Epoque.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • HOWARD ELLIS CARR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/28/1952  - HFSID 146623
    HOWARD ELLIS CARR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/28/1952 - HFSID 146623
    HOWARD CARRThis handwritten letter is signed in black felt tip by the English composer Autograph letter signed: “Howard Carr” in black felt. 7x5¼. London, February 28, 1952. In full: “Dear Sir, Thank you for your letter. I am very pleased to send you my autograph, for your collection.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • FRANK CHAPMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/29/1948  - HFSID 2644
    FRANK CHAPMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/29/1948 - HFSID 2644
    FRANK CHAPMAN The American baritone sends a thank you letter from his office at the American Guild of Musical Artists. A rare signature! Typed letter signed: "Frank", in blue ink, 1 page, 8½x11. December 29, 1948, New York City, New York.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MICHAEL CRAWFORD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/11/1991  - HFSID 278323
    MICHAEL CRAWFORD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/11/1991 - HFSID 278323
    Crawford signed this typed letter to George F. Berstler, Jr. in 1991, thanking him for a letter and hoping that him and his daughter Georgia would enjoy a show that Crawford was in. Accompanied by original mailing envelope.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • FREDERICK NICHOLLS CROUCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/17/1882  - HFSID 218276
    FREDERICK NICHOLLS CROUCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/17/1882 - HFSID 218276
    FREDERICK W. N. CROUCH His signed autograph letter in pencil, responding curtly to a request: "You must be wholly ignorant of who, or what I am ..." ALS: "F.N. Crouch" in pencil, 1 page, 8x10. Baltimore, Md., 1882 January 17. To Mr. Munroe Cramiel.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • CHARLOTTE SAUNDERS CUSHMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: EDWARD NED HA - HFSID 49520
    CHARLOTTE SAUNDERS CUSHMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: EDWARD "NED" HANLAN - HFSID 49520
    Actor Charlotte Saunders Cushman wrote this letter on her monogrammed stationery to say that she would attend dinner and to ask if her carriage could be open. Affixed to an album leaf signed by rower Edward Hanlan.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • WALTER J. DAMROSCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/26/1898  - HFSID 177413
    WALTER J. DAMROSCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/26/1898 - HFSID 177413
    WALTER DAMROSCH Handwritten two page letter signed by the music director of the New York Symphony Orchestra Autograph Letter signed: "Walter Damrosch", 2p, 4¼x6¾. On letterhead of Hotel Cambridge, New York. New York, N.Y., 1898 September 20. To "Dear Mr. Murphy".

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • WALTER J. DAMROSCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/26/1945  - HFSID 293715
    WALTER J. DAMROSCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/26/1945 - HFSID 293715
    WALTER DAMROSCH Handwritten letter from the composer to Ralph Errington Ward, saying "Cordial greetings to my brother musician" Autograph Letter signed: "Walter Damrosch", 1 page, 7¼x6½, affixed to an 8½x11 page, with a newspaper obituary about Damrosch affixed above (3 surfaces).

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • WALTER J. DAMROSCH - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/23/1935  - HFSID 101927
    WALTER J. DAMROSCH - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/23/1935 - HFSID 101927
    The composer writes a letter to Professor Carlton F. Wells at the University of Michigan, he talks about his book saying "This very simple chronicle of the musical happenings in my life has received such kindly commendation and wide distribution that I have firmly resolved never to write another book"

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • GERALD DAVIES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/30/1949  - HFSID 146621
    GERALD DAVIES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/30/1949 - HFSID 146621
    GERALD DAVIES Letter from the Welsh tenor thanking a fan for their letter praising his performance in The Bartered Bride, and saying that he hopes that his other performances are enjoyed Typed letter signed: "Gerald Davies", in black ink, 7x7¼. September 30, 1949. Surrey, England.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • BERNICE DE PASQUALI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 03/27/1924  - HFSID 189936
    BERNICE DE PASQUALI - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 03/27/1924 - HFSID 189936
    BERNICE DE PASQUALI The great opera singer pens a letter to a friend mentioning some details of her personal life and assuring him she would be glad to sing again, signed in black ink Autograph Letter Double Signed: “Bernice De Pasquali” in black ink. 5x6¼. Place: New York.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • DOM DELUISE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 1984  - HFSID 270178
    DOM DELUISE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 1984 - HFSID 270178
    DOM DeLUISE Dom DeLuise sends an autograph letter to Phyllis Diller in 1984 about looking forward to working with her in person. Autograph Letter Signed: "Dom/xxx/'84", 1 page, 8½x11. No place, 1984. On sheet imprinted with his name and a caricature by Al Hirschfeld to comedienne and actress Phyllis Diller.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • DOM DELUISE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 1997  - HFSID 270177
    DOM DELUISE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 1997 - HFSID 270177
    DOM DeLUISE Dom DeLuise sends an autograph letter to Phyllis Diller wishing her late birthday wishes in 1997. Autograph Letter Signed: "Dom [drawn heart] 97/also xx/Carol", 2 pages, 8½x11, front and verso. No place, but Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1997.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

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