Autograph Letter Signed to the Son of Ferruccio Busoni. An exceedingly rare autograph letter signed from the legendary pianist to Rafaello Busoni, son of composer Ferruccio Busoni, expressing satisfaction at Rafaello’s comparison of Gould’s style to that of Ferruccio Busoni, and hoping to meet in New York. Toronto, May 27, 1958; 2 pp. Gould writes: Dear Mr. Busoni, I wish to thank you most sincerely for your wonderful letter. I can assure you that I have never before been so honored and delighted by kind words about my work. It is of the greatest satisfaction that this compliment should take the form of a comparison to the vast artistry and accomplishment of your father. Again, may I thank you for your letter, which will remain a treasured possession for the rest of my life. Most cordially yours, Glenn Gould. On Gould’s letterhead, together with the original envelope. Minor smudging; folding creases; overall fine. 7.25 x 10 inches (18.5 x 25.4 cm). In his undated letter to Gould, to which the present letter is the reply, Busoni wrote, [A]lthough your style differs, it is closest to the one of my father. [in] its mental or spiritual approach (Glenn Gould Archives, Library and Archives Canada). ALL AUTOGRAPHS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC WITHOUT LIMIT. Schubertiade Music & Arts are also members in good standing of ABAA/ILAB , the most exclusive consortium of Rare Book and Manuscript Dealers in the world, as well as the MLA (Music Librarian Association), and MARIAB (Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers). SCHUBERTIADE MUSIC & ARTS deals in Music, Entertainment, Literary and other Autographs, Antiquarian Music, Books, Prints, Photographs & Paintings and Ephemera. Please read more about us in our “about me” page by clicking next to our username / feedback listing. Everything we offer is. Guaranteed authentic without limit. And is so stated on the signed and detailed receipt which comes with every item. The item “Glenn GOULD (Pianist) Autograph Letter Signed to the Son of Ferruccio BUSONI” is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Classical, Opera & Ballet”. The seller is “schubertiade_music_and_arts” and is located in Newtonville, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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