11-16-2014 11-16-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2764B Boston
November 16, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Two Autograph Letters Signed, Ossining and Peekskill, New York, 19 October 1960, and 7 March 1961.

$584$475
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2764B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Two Autograph Letters Signed, Ossining and Peekskill, New York, 19 October 1960, and 7 March 1961.
Three sheets inscribed on rectos only, on Copland's stationery. To Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962) and Mildred Barnes Bliss (1879-1969), thanking them for their patience in waiting for him to finish his Nonet composed in honor of their fiftieth anniversary, with the premiere at Dumbarton Oakes planned for the subsequent spring; and thanking them for commissioning the same piece in the week after its performance. The letters with old folds, 8 x 6 in. and 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

Robert Woods Bliss, Peekskill, Mildred Barnes Bliss