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Cage, John (1912-1992) Small Archive of Correspondence, c. 1961-1990.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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Cage, John (1912-1992) Small Archive of Correspondence, c. 1961-1990. Nine handwritten pieces, including notes, letters, a handwritten and signed mesostic written for Evelyn's seventy-fifth birthday, and other material, all addressed to music publisher and owner of C.F. Peters Corp., Walter Hinrichsen (1907-1969) and/or his wife Evelyn Merrell Hinrichsen (1910-2005); notable excerpts, "Just a note to say Season's Greetings and that I have just finished the 4th violin part of the "Atlas Eclipticalis" which I dedicated to you and Evelyn. I had hoped to bring you by Christmas the work completed. But there is too much yet to do and Christmas finds me unprepared. (Someone came in the other day and said, 'Which pile of papers do you sleep on?')"; "Today I delivered a Qt. for perc. (1935) freshly copied, and the Cheap Imitation for Vn. Solo edited by Paul Zukopsky. Kurt and Lou & Stephen & I all think this would be more suitable for general publication than the Mesostics. I hope you agree."; "Thank you very much for the books on mushrooms and fossils and the bag with the cat on it in which Don brought them. And thank you for the material about eczema which I had not seen. Just today there shines some hope that I will get free of it."; sizes vary. (9)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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C.F. Peters Corp., Evelyn Merrell Hinrichsen, Walter Hinrichsen, Paul Zukopsky, Lou, Evelyn Merrell, Kurt, Atlas Eclipticalis, Hinrichsen, Merrell, Mesostic, Thank You

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