SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN PLEDGES HIS STOCK IN THE SAVOY AND CLARIDGE’S HOTELS — AS SECURITY FOR A LOAN
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Exceedingly-rare, Partly-printed Document Signed twice, “Arthur S. Sullivan”, and “A.S.”, on a stock certificate transferal agreement form. One full page, quarto. London, April 6, 1898.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN RECOMMENDS HIS GODSONS COMPANY, WHO JUST HAPPENS TO BE THE SON OF SIR GEORGE GROVE — THE FOUNDING EDITOR OF GROVE’S DICTIONARY OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Autograph Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan”. Two pages, octavo. “Grove House, Weybridge”, July 19, no year.
SIGISMUND THALBERG ~~ PENS AN ATTRACTIVE SIGNED MUSICAL QUOTATION
THALBERG, SIGISMUND. (1812-1871). Swiss-born piano virtuoso; composer of a concerto, a sonata, etudes, fantasies, and variations on opera themes. Attractive Musical Quotation Signed, ”S. Thalberg”. One page, oblong narrow quarto. Paris, April 25th, 1862 . Thalberg has penned 5 bars of music from an unidentified composition.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN GIVES A FAST UPDATE AS TO HIS MUSICAL PROJECTS
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Autograph Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan”. One full page, oblong octavo. No place, February 12, 1874. Fine condition.
SIGNED CARICATURE OF ARTURO TOSCANINI
TOSCANINI, ARTURO (1867-1957) Italian conductor. Original quarto [8 x 10 ½ inches] pencil sketch accomplished by Francis Perachino, who was an accomplished artist who had the ability to capture people s personalities. Boldly Signed, ”Arturo Toscanini” in pencil, under his profile.
RARE HOLOGRAPH LETTER WRITTEN BY AUSTRIAN COMPOSER ALBAN BERG, LESS THAN ONE MONTH BEFORE HIS SUDDEN DEATH
BERG, ALBAN. (1885-1935). Austrian composer. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Alban Berg”, on his stamped “Alban Berg, Wien XIII/I Trauttmansdorffgasse 27” stationery. Vienna, February 17, 1935. Two pages, large octavo. Very fine condition. Accompanied by original envelope addressed in his hand to Frau Hentsch.
JOHANNES BRAHMS ASKS TO “HAVE ABOUT SIX COPIES MADE OF OPUS NO. 42”
BRAHMS, JOHANNES. (1833-1897). German composer. Fine Autograph Letter Signed, “J.B.”, in German. Four full pages, large octavo. Ischl, August 6, 1894. Very fine condition. To an unnamed correspondent.