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    Sale 2446 | Lot 286
    Price Realized: $438With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2446 Lot 286

      SPOHR, LOUIS. Autograph Letter Signed, "L. Spohr," to chamber musician Hauptmann, in German, requesting that he deliver money from Mr. Haslinger, that he encourage G.J. Feige to see Das Nachtlager von Granada, that he convey thanks for Feige's favorable opinion of Jessonda, that he obtain Mozart's recently discovered church-play, and awaiting news of "N.G.D." Last few lines and closing written vertically at left edge. 1 page, 4to; faint scattered staining, address panel on verso, folds. (MRS) Kassel, 3 November 1836

      Estimate $350 - 500

      ". . . I should like Mr. G.J. Feige to be asked to see just one performance of the Kreutzer Opera 'Das Nachtlager von Granada' and if he finds it suitable for us, to order it. It has had great success in Vienna and it has already been produced to great applause at several North German theaters. Should you see Kreutzer, . . . thank him in my name for his friendly report of the performance of 'Jessonda.' If the newly discovered church-play of Mozart is obtainable, please bring it along for our club . . . ."


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $438