Lot n° 70
400 - 500 EUR
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VIARDOT Pauline (1821-1910)
5 L.A.S. "Pauline Viardot", 1873-1876, to Miss Marie VOISIN; 11 and a half pages in12, one of which is in her number (one torn with lack of qqs words).
Affectionate and friendly correspondence from the singer to a pupil.
October 6, 1873. Still in Bougival, she won't return until the good weather is over, but goes to Paris "three times a week for my lessons". She suggested a date: "I would be delighted to see you again [...] and to continue to count you among my dearest young pupils"... January 1, 1874. She announces a great news: "my Claudie is engaged to Mr Georges cHamerot [...]. We are all extremely happy of this marriage, because it would be difficult to find better in all the aspects that constitute happiness"... 13 February: a friend of her daughter's fiancé, Mr Normand, "very good dancer [...] would be happy to receive an invitation"... June 6, appointment for a lesson: "I will be at your disposal, my dearest and kindest Mademoiselle Marie"... May 17, 1876: "How happy you are to travel like that! May your lucky star continue to protect you"...
7 L.A.S. addressed to the same by Ernest HéBert (5) and Marianne Viardot (2) are attached. Plus a signed typescript with qqs corrections autogr. by Alfred CORTOT on Hector Berlioz (3 p. in-4)
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