Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [n.p.], 2 December 1859, and Paris, 23 December 1863, to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1859 Dec. 2.

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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [n.p.], 2 December 1859, and Paris, 23 December 1863, to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1859 Dec. 2.

Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [n.p.], 2 December 1859, and Paris, 23 December 1863, to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1859 Dec. 2.

Answering [in 1859] a series of questions Sayn-Wittgenstein asked about Cléopâtre, Les Troyens (he is writing the ballets), [La mort d']Orphée, Mme Viardot, Liszt's proposed candidacy for corresponding membership in the Institute, mentioning Carvalho, [Offenbach's] Geneviève de Brabant, Poniatowski, Royer, Bénazet, Conti, Gaspari, Limnander, and Carafa, and writing [in 1863] almost entirely about Les Troyens, discussing the wording on the title page of the piano-vocal score and asking if he may dedicate the full score to her, mentioning Mme Charton[-Demeur], Verdi, etc.

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