Item AB/656 - Autograph letter signed from Giacomo Meyerbeer

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GB GB1179 AB-AB/656


Autograph letter signed from Giacomo Meyerbeer


  • [1862] (Creation)

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This letter is an attestation of Adolph Brodsky's musicianship at 11 years of age. By the desire of Herr Brodsky from Kherson, Meyerbeer has listened to his 11-year-old son Adolph play a fantasy for violin by Alard. In Meyerbeer's opinion, this child has a tremendous gift for music in general and for violin-playing in particular. He performs with real understanding and feeling. Meyerbeer suggests that the child should spend a few years under an excellent maestro so that he may become a remarkable violinist.

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