Lot 772: Austrian composer and conductor (1863–1942). Fantastic AMQS on an off-white 10.25 x 7.25 album page. Weingartner pens four detailed bars of an unidentified work for piano, inscribing under the quote in German in black ink (translated), "In memory of the first 'Rhenish' performance (Mai 1903) and many happy hours in the beautiful home Schnitzler, Felix Weingartner, 10. Marz 1904." In fine condition, with a spot of soiling. The recipient, Victor C. Eduard Schnitzler, was a Cologne lawyer and patron. The Lower Rhenish Music Festival was one of the most important festivals of classical music, which happened every year with few exceptions between 1818 and 1958.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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