Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, Munich [and n.p.], 1908[-1910], to Karl [Moll], 1908-1910.


Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, Munich [and n.p.], 1908[-1910], to Karl [Moll], 1908-1910.

Giving his impressions of America--"I see it at present as an ill-bred youth whose very crudeness one gladly excuses as an excess of urgent vitality," saying that it would always be agreeable to spend a few weeks there every year, expressing the hope that the new conditions at the Metropolitan Opera may lure [Alfred] Roller to New York, also writing of "Mama's" [i.e. Anna Moll's] health, alluding to Alma Mahler's miscarriage, mentioning his Fifth Symphony, the copyist Forstig, Hammerschlag, Dr. Fränkel, [Dr. Theobald] Pollack, etc.

5 items (14 p.) ; (8vo and obl. 8vo)


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