London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- COMPOSERS AND MUSICIANS. A collection of inscribed photographs of composers and musicians, including Sergei RACHMANINOV (inscribed to Rev. Father D. Manning), Jascha Heifetz (to Josef Hofmann, New York, 1930), Yehudi Menuhin (and signatures of Menuhin, Kreisler and Heifetz on a single leaf), Karajan (two, one with Masur), Wanda Landowska (and a cut signature) and two others, and cut signatures (mounted with portrait photographs) of Béla BARTÓK, Arthur Rubinstein, Josef Hofmann, and one other, and two other portrait photographs, all but one framed and glazed. (16)
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