Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1911-1933.

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Schreker, Franz, 1878-1934. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1911-1933.

Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1911-1933.

Includes 1 original letter (1933) and typescripts of 2 earlier letters (dated 1911 and 1917); 1 of the typescripts bears an annotation about Schreker in Alma Mahler's hand. Also included are typescripts of the following: 4 poems by Schreker, dated 1911 to 1912 ("Da╠łmmerung," "Licht!" "Ich sah das Meer sich spiegeln," and "Mein Herz ist verbrannt"); his preface (Vorbemerkung) to his opera Das Spielwerk und die Prinzessin; and a prose fragment.

9 items (11 leaves).

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Schreker, Franz, 1878-1934

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Alma recounts anecdotes about Schreker in her memoir Mein Leben. His letter of 1933, written in the midst of the escalating takeover of Germany by the Nazis following their election victory, indicates that he had just visited Alma in Vienna and had sought her advice about professional possibilities. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864410 Viennese opera composer. From th...