1937 Typed Letter Signed By Leopold Stokowski
(Autographs - Music History - Leopold Stokowski)

United States & France: Not Published, 1937. F Typed letter dated 10/30/37; "Dear Mr. McCabe I wish I could be at the stock show, but I cannot leave here until about the 29th of December. I expect to be in Chicago around the 21st, if that will be convenient for you. I am greatly looking forward to meeting you again and going to the laboratory. Thank you for sending the booklet. I will write you again as soon as I know the exact date of arrival in Chicago. Always sincerely (signed) Leopold Stokowski (with the typed name & address of) Mr. John McCabe 8118 S. Green Street Chicago, Illinois (and with the typed line below of) Leopold Stokowski 1716 Rittenhouse Street Philadelphia Penna.; Leopold Anthony Stokowski (1882 - 1977) orchestra conductor. William Ander Smith in his biography of Stokowski in the ANB, describing his reconstruction of the Philadelphia Orchestra: "...Arriving in Philadelphia to conduct the 1912-1913 season, Stokowski gave primacy to rebuilding the orchestra....developed a larger ensemble whose flexibility, precision, and ability to project beautiful sound and orchestral color led composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, among others, to call it the finest orchestra in the world…the intensity, flexible phrasing, and sonority on which the "Stokowski Sound," as it became known, was based..." - Stokowski also notable for his assocation with Walt Disney's Fantasia; approx.8 1/2" x 11"; old fold lines; couple of short edge tears on right margin, top corner chipped; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24255)


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