Lot n° 58
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MASSENET Jules (1842-1912)
4 L.A.S. and 1 L.S. "J. Massenet" or "Massenet", Paris 1889-1895; 7 and a half pages in various formats, one on the letterhead of the Committee for the Erection of a Monument to Henry Litolff, 2 addresses.
March 19, 1889, to a colonel friend, recommending the young Henry MARTEAU (of Reims), "a remarkable artist" who "ardently desires to be heard at the Elysée Palace" . August 5, 1889, to Major Chamoin, at the Élysée Palace, to give Mrs. Massenet the benefit of the invitation to the next day's performance at the Opera [Le Cid, at a gala in honor of the Shah of Persia]: "I will go on stage in the dressing room of my directors during the performance of my work"... "Brumaire an 99" [November 21, 1891], to Jules DANBÉ, conductor of the Opéra-Comique. "Thank you for No. 2 of the program. Thank you for thinking of me. See you tonight probably, but what a time to go out!", with a drawing of driving rain... May 13, 1892, to the President of the Republic [Sadi CARNOT], as President of the Committee for the Erection of a Monument to Henry LITOLFF, asking to support their initiative of a subscription, highlighting his musical and patriotic qualities of the musician ... January 29, 1895, recommendation of Narcisse BRUMENT, "whose remarkable qualities as a conductor I have been able to appreciate, especially in the splendid musical festivals given by the Philharmonic Society in Amiens, under his direction. Mr Brument is an artist of great merit and he is an absolutely distinguished and honourable man" .
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