Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 975
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
STRAUSS, RICHARD. Two items: Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, on a small card * Brief Typed Letter Signed. The quotation, 3 bars from an unnamed work, notated on a hand-drawn stave. 1 page, 2 1/2x3 1/2 inches. The letter, to "Dear Mr. Brewer," in English: "I am sorry not to be able to follow your kind and honorable invitation to conduct your festivals, as I am engaged for this time at other concerts." 1/4 page, 4to; remnants of prior matting at lower edge recto, remnants of prior mounting at upper corners recto and lower corners verso, folds. Np, nd; Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 10 January 1925

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From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.