Lot 190
  • 190

Sibelius, Jean

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  • Sibelius, Jean
  • Good early cabinet-style photograph signed and inscribed on the image, to his future biographer Rosa Newmarch
  • Paper
("To Madame Rosa Newmarch, with gratitude Jean Sibelius")

by Atelier Nyblin of Helsinki, overall size 16.8 x 10.8cm, annotated on verso "about 1908", minor scraches to surface

Catalogue Note

Rosa Newmarch (1857-1940) was a pioneering writer on East-European music: in 1939 she wrote biographies of Sibelius (which included a study of his music) and Tchaikovsky and contributed articles about Russian composers to Grove's Dictionary.