Signed tribute to Steinway & Sons. New York: 1953.

New York: 1953.

1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author. James Francis Cooke - American writer on music (1875-1960). Signed TLS tribute to Steinway & Sons. [New York], July 19, 1953. In 1953 Steinway celebrated its Centennial & Steinway artists from around the globe wrote congratulatory tributes which were sent to Theodore E. Steinway (1883-1957), piano technician, philatelist and son of Henry E. Steinway, piano technician & the founder of Steinway & Sons. One page ALS on plain white letterhead: In Part: "At the present moment when congratulations are pouring in upon you not merely from the great composers, conductors and musicians of the present to add to the encomiums of the immortals - Liszt, Berlioz and Wagner, to Anton Rubinstein, Paderewski and Rachmaninoff, anything I might say would be altogether inadequate / James Francis Cooke / President, The Presser Foundation / Editor Emeritus, The Etude Music Magazine" Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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