1948 Typed Letter Signed By Leopold Stokowski
(Autographs - Music History - Leopold Stokowski)

United States & France: Not Published, 1948. F Typed letter dated 22 March (19)48; "Mr. John Edward McCabe 8047 Evans Avenue Chicago 19 Illinois Dear Mr. McCabe We are playing the Parsifal music on the Easter Sunday broadcast. If you have time to hear it, I hope it will sound well in Chicago. Next fall I am making a tour with the New York Philharmonic, and I believe two of the concerts will be in Chicago, when I hope to have the pleasure of seeing you. Sincerely (signed) Leopold Stokowski (and with typed line below) Leopold Stokowski 10 Gracie Square New York 28 New York; 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"; on good rag content Plover Bond typing paper; old fold lines, couple of old creases; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24256)

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