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Hines, Earl "Fatha"
A scarce l0 X 8 photograph of the great Black American jazz pianist and composer; signed and inscribed on the generous lower margin, "To Stewart From Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines." [ref:1171]
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A single musical chord signed and dated Herdford Festival, 1906, by the English violist, pre-eminent in that position for the London Symphony Orchestra and chamber ensembles of his day. 1 page, 8vo. [ref:2850]
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JOSEF HOFMANN A letter signed, on Hotel Vendome, Paris stationery, June 7, 1924, by the Polish-born American pianist. To a Mr. A. Daudelot, a concert administrator. "I am writing to tell you that I received your letter but as the next season is already fixed, I reserve the pleasure to re-negotiate with you for a later date when I may be happy to read to you." 1 page, 8vo. With original addressed envelope. The two: [ref:6241]
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Hofmann, Josef
JOSEF HOFMANN. A generous autograph musical quote signed and dated Aiken, South Carolina, April 24, 1911, by the Polish-American pianist, a child prodigy; on 8vo album page. It was at the University of South Carolina at Aiken that, in 1994, The Josef Hofmann Piano Competition, co-sponsored by the American Council for Polish Culture was established. [ref:5500]
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Iturbi, Jose
A vintage signed, inscribed and dated photograph of the Spanish pianist and conductor shown at the keyboard. Minor creases at corners. [ref:2699]
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James, Harry
HARRY JAMES. An original, candid full length 1941 photograph of the American musician and bandleader, taken on a street; signed by James on the front. On the reverse, some musician-colleagues have also signed: Johnny McAfee, saxophonist and vocalist, Corky Corcoran, saxophonist and Buddy Moreno, fellow bandleader. Upper left corner missing, some minor unobtrusive defects and small tear. A few mounting traces on the verso, away from the signatures. [ref:5181]
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[JAZZ]. LOUIS PRIMA. STAN KENTON. KITTY KALLEN. Three vintage 4 ¾ x 7 candid photographs of jazz personalities: Louis Prima, singer, actor, songwriter and trumpeter; Stan Kenton, pianist and composer; Kitty Kallen, vocalist for such men as Jack Teagarden and Jimmy Dorsey. Minor defects. The three: [ref:5185]
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Joachim, Joseph
An autograph letter signed December 25th, no year, by the Hungarian violinist and composer. "Esteemed Friend! May I take this opportunity, despite the holiday, to refresh your memory about Lewandowsky whose merits are best expressed in the enclosed letter. (not present) "Will it be possible still to send a message to the celebrant in time for the ceremony on the 27th? May I expect a word about this---perhaps on a postcard? " With portrait. The two: [ref:2086]
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JOSEPH JOACHIM A beautifully scripted autograph letter signed Berlin, October 18, 1870, by the Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher. "With deep regrets I must at this time decline the kind invitation of the Board of Directors of the Gustav Adolf Society. Because of many musical commitments it is impossible for me to pledge my assistance in your work. As much as I regret having to say 'No' I am nevertheless convinced that the success of the noble work accomplished by the Gustav Adolf Society is not dependent on the membership of this or that artist." 1 page, 4to. [ref:5942]
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Joachim, Joseph
Joseph Joachim. A two-page 8vo autograph letter signed in full, Berlin, July 4, no year by the Austro-Hungarian violinist, close friend of Brahms. Here Joachim writes to a Mr. Strange, "It will be of interest to you, from reading the enclosed letter [not present], to discover that the violin, whose whereabouts had upset your Mr. Martens, has finally been returned to me. I am glad because the instrument belonged to my first teacher, Mr. Szervaczinsky in Pest, and as a keepsake of the admirable old gentleman is very precious to me." [ref:5682]
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