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Price: $450.00

 Fine condition

The important French composer of the operas, “Mignon”, “Hamlet” and “Le Caď” autographs and inscribes the verso of a lacquer faced carte de visite photograph to the mysterious Russian noble born, later French mezzo-soprano Speranza Engally.

Thomas, Ambroise autographed Mulnier carte de visite photograph, Paris

Price: $750.00

Near mint condition

The great 20th Century African-American composer writes a 4 bar musical quotation from the second movement of his 2nd Symphony in G minor.  The musical quotation is framed with a vintage octavo portrait of still.  Still quotes are quite scarce.

Still, William Grant autographed and inscribed musical quotation, 1943

Price: $350.00

 Fine condition

A great image of the Polish born, ex pat composer at the piano in Paris. Tansman was advised by Stravinsky and Ravel and is one of the most unheralded great composers of the 20th Century.  Rather rare this early and ideal pose.

Tansman, Alexandre autographed photograph, Chicago, January 30 (1928)

Price: $1450.00

Fine condition

The composer writes to a female assistant to request she deliver a package to the legendary conductor and the Music Director of the Leningrad Philharmonic, Yevgeny Mravinsky.  The two were closely tied to one another throughout their careers.

Shostakovich, Dimitri autographed one page letter with photo, 1954

Price: $400.00

Fine condition

The composer on leave from the French Army writes to the Director of the Comédie Française at Alfred Cortot’s suggestion regarding choruses for Racine’s play “Athalie”.  The work with Sarah Bernhardt was not mounted until 1920.

Schmitt, Florent three page autographed letter signed, c. 1916

Price: $650.00

Near mint condition

The German born, Russian composer sends a New Year’s card to the composer Mark Milman who in turn writes a note and passes the card along to a Russian film producer and his wife.  The card comes with the original signed transmittal envelope.

Schnittke, Alfred autographed letter on a New Years card & envelope, 1978