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Autograph letter to an unidentified singer from the "Waltz King" relative to his operetta Die Fledermaus, signed in full
- 2 pp. of a bifolium. Small octavo. Dated Sunday [?late 1890s]. In black ink. On stationery with Strauss's musical monogram gilt incorporating double staves to upper left corner. In German (with translation). Pleased by his singer correspondent's artistry, Strauss would like to compose at least one new number for him for an upcoming performance of his operetta, Die Fledermaus."Motivated by the awareness of your friendly collaboration in Die Fledermaus, I plan to compose, indeed, at the very least, a short number for you, whom I so highly value as an artist, for the next performance."Slightly foxed; creased at folds; minor offsetting to second page; remnants of former mount to blank versos. Remembered primarily for his dance music, Johann Strauss also composed multiple operettas, of which Die Fledermaus is the most famous. First performed at the Theater an der Wien on April 5, 1874, it soon became a staple in opera houses across Europe and the United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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