File MS-5-2, Box 1, Folder 27 - Autographs and letters from various composers

Postcard featuring Pietro Mascagni and signed by various musicians Autograph and musical incipits by Ignaz Moscheles Letter from Jacques Offenbach Letter from Gustav Mahler Letter from Edvard Grieg Letter from Maurice Ravel Autograph by Ignacy Jan Paderewski

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Autographs and letters from various composers

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MS-5-2, Box 1, Folder 27

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  • 1844-1921 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w + 6 pages

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(1898-1969)

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File includes a postcard with a black and white photograph of Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945), an Italian opera composer. The postcard has various signatures on the front, including Francesco Marconi (1855-1916, operatic tenor from Rome) and four other illegible signatures. The postcard is addressed to Frau Dr. Lehnsern(?) of Berlin. File also includes the incipits of three pieces by Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870), signed at dated October 3, 1844. There are also five letters written by the following composers: Jacques Offenbach (1879), Gustav Mahler (1899), Edvard Grieg (1902), Maurice Ravel (1921), and Ignacy Paderewski (n.d., 1860-1941).

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  • English
  • French
  • German

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Final

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Description revised by Rebecca Shaw on January 15, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-5-2, Box 1