Lot 718: German composer, writer and music critic (1752–1814) who worked under the patronage of Frederick the Great. ALS in German, signed "Reichardt," one page, 7.5 x 9.25, 1776. Letter recommending the employment of theatre prompter August Boni, in part (translated): "Because the singer is to have to deal with him in the future, I sent him to all our royal singers, so that they should try to see if his voice and pronunciation would be to their favor, and they have all given testimony that he is good." In fine condition, with trivial creases to lower portion.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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