OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH - INSCRIBED AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED 11/11/1929 CO-SIGNED BY: BERYL RUBINSTEIN, VLADIMIR BAKALEINIKOFF, EDITH RHETTS, ANDRÉ DE RIBAUPIERRE, VICTOR DE GOMEZ - HFSID 29543
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OSSIP GABRIOLOWITSCH, VLADIMIR BAKALEINIKOFF, BERYL RUBINSTEIN, EDITH RHETTS and OTHERS
Extremely rare signatures from seven 20th century classical music figures, including conductor and composer Ossip Gabriolowitsch, director Beryl Rubinstein, and composer Vladmir Bakaleinikoff!
Inscribed autograph musical quotation signed: "To Mrs. Huntington with grateful appreciation/of her wonderful hospitality/Ossip Gabriolowitsch/Nov. 11th 1929." and, on verso, "Vladimir Bakaleinikoff", "Victor de Gomez", "Beryl Rubinstein/Cleveland", "André de Ribanpierre", "Elsa Lesery" and "Edith Rhetts - Detroit Mich.", 9½x6¼ album leaf. Dated (unknown hand): "1928-1929" at upper margin of both sides. Beneath his signature, Gabriolowitsch has drawn two bars of music, identifying it as "Beethoven's Fifth Symphony". Pianist and conductor OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH(1878-1936) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and studied piano with Anton Rubenstein and Theodor Leschetizky. After a solo career in Europe and America, he was the conductor of the Detroit Symphony from 1918-1936. Noted for his elegant and subtle techniques, he is best remembered as a matinee-idol pianist. From 1909 until his death in 1936, Gabriolowitsch was married to Clara Clemens (1874-1962), the daughter of author Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain); the couple had one daughter, Nina. Violinist, composer and conductor VLADIMIR BAKALEINIKOFF (1885-1953) conducted the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and was the associate conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. His brother, Mischa, was a composer, and another brother, Constantin, was Music Director at RKO Pictures. Pianist and composer BERYL RUBINSTEIN(1898-1952) was Director of the Cleveland Institute of Music for twenty years (1932 until his death 1952). EDITH RHETTS (1888-1965), a lecturer on the Chautauqua Circuit, gave pre-symphonic lectures before performances of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.ANDRÉ DE RIBAUPIERRE (1893-1955) was a Swiss violinist and musical educator, teaching at the Conservatory of Lausanne, Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Eastman School of Music.VICTOR DE GOMEZ (1891-1969) was a principal cellist for the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra. Heavily toned. Right edge creased, notched, and frayed. Light surface creases. Edges slightly worn and dented. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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