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November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy.
One autograph postcard signed, "Dear R., I fervently hope the minor operation is truly minor! What a shame you couldn't make it. In any case, I leave here for good on the 21st, which is any minute, zut, and it's been just a flimsy shadow of a summer, so brief, & almost all gray rain. Eh bien, alors, comme M. de la Rochefoucauld a dit... Love you & be well, Lenny," post marked July 18, 1959, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.
One typed postcard signed, "Dear R: Just a rushed word to say I haven't forgotten, and to thank you for your sweet note on the occasion of November fourteenth. What a memory! I'm so glad modern music goes so well in the Mad South, and let me hear how Longy goes in the Mad South. Love: Lenny, December 16, 1952, New York City.
One small autograph note signed, "Chere Reneé: GLOIRE pour '78! Love, Lenny & Felicia Xmas '77."
[and] One Western Union telegram with envelope, "Madame Reneé Longy, Drs. Hospital, Coral Gables, FLO, Trying to reach you by phone sending every wish and blessing for speedy recovery and eagerly looking forward to our February reunion. Love, Spooky Bernstein," October 27, 1962; all addressed to Reneé Longy, various sizes, age toning, tape on the Christmas note, telegram is folded. (4)
Estimate $400-600

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Bernstein, Massachusetts, New York City, Felicia Xmas, Western Union, Coral Gables