- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
- Call number
- JOB 91-39
- Physical description
- 1 item
- In German
- Preferred Citation
- Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, Music Division, The New York Public Library
- Music Division
- Access to materials
- Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. Wagner sends a piano 2 hands arrangement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, and asks for a gift of music in return if the publishers can use it.
Formerly owned by Mary Banks Burrell. Cf. Catalogue of the Burrell collection of Wagner documents, letters and other biographical material. London : Nonpareil Press, 1929. Item 40B.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc, 1978
Published in: Richard Wagner Briefe : die Sammlung Burrell / hrsg. von John N. Burk. [Frankfurt am Main] : S. Fischer, 1953, [c1950]
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