Lot 746: Important Italian composer, pianist, and conductor (1866-1924) best known for his complex contrapuntal keyboard works. Desirable AMQS and sketch on an off-white 8.5 x 5.25 sheet, signed "Ferr. Benv. Busoni, Graz, 21. Nov. 1849." Busoni pens five bars of music and sketches a character in profile, in addition to a brief quote in German (translated): "All for art and science." In fine condition, with light soiling.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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