Lot 357: Pleyel Marie



2015-07-10 15:42:23

Lot 357: Pleyel Marie: (1811-1875) Belgian Pianist, Associated With Some Of The Most Renowned And Influential Figures Of Her Time. Pleyel Was Briefly Engaged To The Composer Hector Berlioz Before Her Mother Called The Marriage Off. The Enraged Composer Devised An Elaborate Plan To Take Revenge On His Fiancee And Her Mother, Although Came To His Senses And Abandoned His Plot To Kill Them. A.L.S., M. Pleyel, One Page, 8Vo, Angouleme, 24Th February N.Y. (1869?), To [Joseph] Autran, In French. Pleyel Thanks Her Correspondent In Charming Terms For Having Crowned Her With The Magnificent Verses That He Wrote In Her Honour. With Blank Integral Leaf. Accompanied By The Original Envelope Hand Addressed By Pleyel. Vg Joseph Autran (1813-1877) French Poet. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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