Lot 728: Austrian composer, teacher, and pianist of Czech origin (1791–1857) whose vast musical production amounted to over a thousand works. After meeting Beethoven at age 10, Czerny became the master composer's most successful pupil. DS in German, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.25 x 13.5, 1855. Rare untranslated contract to his publishers signed on the third page by Czerny and subsequently endorsed by four others. In very good condition, with intersecting folds with partial edge separations to the adjoining fold, light show-through from writing to opposing sides, light toning, and a few small edge tears.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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