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Details of Lot 410
LEHAR FRANZ: (1870-1948) Austro-Hungarian Composer. Vintage signed and inscribed sepia postcard photograph of Lehar in a head and shoulders pose. Photograph by Hella Katz. Signed in bold dark fountain pen ink to the lower white border and inscribed to Emil Juel-Frederiksen. Dated 22nd July 1929 in his hand. Also signed to the verso with a brief holograph note. Together with an A.L.S., Lehar, one page, 8vo, Vienna, 3rd November 1913, to a gentleman (Emil Juel-Frederiksen), in German. Lehar announces that 'The compositions you have sent me have definite musical value' and adds 'You demonstrate a talent for melody, and I can recommend you most warmly to music publishers' and a further signed 4 x 6 postcard photograph, being a reproduction of an artist's impression of Lehar conducting an orchestra, signed with his name alone in fountain pen ink to the lower white border. The verso bears a typed greeting in German to Emil Juel-Frederiksen. Also ccompanied by an A.L.S. by Lehar's secretary. Some light age wear, G to VG, 4
Autograph Auction
Radisson Edwardian Hotel Heathrow
7 March 2009