Miller, Henry [Sydney Omarr].
SMALL ARCHIVE OF 6 TYPED LETTER FROM SYDNEY OMARR TO HENRY MILLER, 1965 -1977.Santa Monica: Omarr, 1965.
Original Autographed Letters & Documents. Sydney Omarr / Henry Miller Archive. 6 typed letters, 5 from Miller's great friend & America’s most popular astrologer, Sydney Omarr - 1 from Joseph Chenko [for Omarr] [5 on Omarr's letterhead] dated from 4/16/65 to 12/10/77 1 - 4/16/65 on yellow bond, 2 pages - "Dear Henry / Am just starting to read LETTERS TO ANAIS NIN have been asked to review it for the Los Angeles Times. Hope I can do it justice. / Your vigor comes through even in those early letters: the misery of that teaching job, the cold, the emptiness – these are made real. Your feeling for Nin, too, is there even so early - telling that, it seems to me, that one might have for a life-line, something that provides the nourishment of home, anticipating - kindred soul. . / any way, it is good again to discover Henry Miller. . . / Your friend / [signed] Omarr" 2- 10/7/71 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: Thanks for the items. The intro you did for Langman was splendid. All of us owe you a great deal. Naturally I am looking forward to the introduction you are doing for me. For that, how can I thank you? / I feel you would enjoy Gustav Holst's record THE PLANETS. . . / Did I ever tell you this? That, when Albert Dekker took his life, he scrawled on his body the words I told him he would write about himself. That Gael, once tried to take her life and wrote in soap on the hotel mirror, "I love Sydney." That I once "boxed" a fellow and, when he wanted to quit, I kept pounding him until he began to cry in front of everyone. I have never been ashamed so much in my life. Hurts when I recall it. / Happy Days. . . To come! / [Signed] Omarr" 3- 11/2/71 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: All goes well, so far, with the new drug treatment. / For you, Full Moon tonight falls in area of the chart which indicates SPECIAL ACTIVITY THROUGHOUT MONTH HAVING TO DO WITH POSSESSIONS, FINANCES. A transaction will be completed which begins that "onslaught" of money. . . Incidentally, Canadian television crew much impressed with my "gallery" of Henry Miller. / Best as usual / [Signed] Omarr" 4 - 2/1/72 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: . . . Sent you a copy of my new book. Check Aries and you will note recollection of our meeting with George Jessel. I have been interviewed by N.Y. times, will be interviewed tomorrow by West Magazine of L.AA. Times and will be on KABC - Radio February 6th. . . Debating with the head of the UCLA dept, of astronomy. . . Your chart shows you are slightly indisposed today. But it should be temporary. Merely intestinal gas [moon in Virgo in your 6th sector]. / See you soon / Best wishes. [Signed] Omarr" 5 - 12/3/75 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: Enclosed are two analysis done by Sydney Omarr on Joan Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy. He asked me to send them to you and hoped you would comment on them. / I ordered your book. "My life and Times by Henry Miller," . . . / Best regards Joseph G. Chenko / [Signed] Joe / P.S. Sydney feels that the Joan Kennedy analysis is superior. . . 6 - 12/10/77 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: By the end of the week, or early next week, you will receive a cashier's check for $2000. If you believe me - and I know you do - send Lilly's painting at your earliest convenience. / . . . She adores you, admires you, basks and glows when you talk to her or write to her. That is why I want to buy this one, last thing - your painting. . . / Your friend [Signed] Omarr" Sydney Omarr, born Aug. 5, 1926 as Sidney Kimmelman was an astrologer & counselor to the rich & famous whose horoscopes were the most widely read in the world. A lifelong promoter of the ancient art of divining the future from the juxtaposition of the planets and stars, He reached millions through his 13 books and his column, which was owned by the Tribune Co. & carried by the Los Angeles Times. The column appears in more than 200 daily newspapers. Omarr's books sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. His fans ranged from working stiffs to politicians & princes, movie stars & scholars. The walls of his Westside apartment were covered with framed photographs of him with celebrities such as actresses Angie Dickinson & Jayne Mansfield, & authors Aldous Huxley and his good best friend Henry Miller.
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