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Strauss, Richard
THE AUTOGRAPH WILL OF RICHARD STRAUSS, A COPY OF THE "TESTAMENT" AND "NACHTRAG ZU MEINEM TESTAMENT [CODICIL TO MY WILL]", BOTH BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER ("DRRICHARDSTRAUSS")
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Strauss, Richard
THE AUTOGRAPH WILL OF RICHARD STRAUSS, A COPY OF THE "TESTAMENT" AND "NACHTRAG ZU MEINEM TESTAMENT [CODICIL TO MY WILL]", BOTH BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER ("DRRICHARDSTRAUSS")
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Strauss, Richard
THE AUTOGRAPH WILL OF RICHARD STRAUSS, A COPY OF THE "TESTAMENT" AND "NACHTRAG ZU MEINEM TESTAMENT [CODICIL TO MY WILL]", BOTH BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER ("DRRICHARDSTRAUSS")
1) Autograph copy of his will, signed and dated, marked "Abschrift. Testament", bequeathing to his son Franz his entire estate ("...Ich setze hiedurch meinen Sohn Franz Strauss zum Alleinerben meines gesammten Nachlasses ein..."), 1 page, 4to (23.2 x 17cm), Garmisch, 1 August 1920

2) Autograph copy of a codicil to his will, signed and dated, marked "Abschrift. Nachtrag zu meinem Testament vom 1. August 1920", modifying his previous will slightly, referring to his musical works, his house, furniture and belongings, and clarifying the situation relating to performance rights and royalties should his wife survive him ("...Ich bestimme hiemit, dass mein Sohn Franz Strauss als Alleinerbe meines Nachlasses nach meinem Tode die gesammten Einnahmen aus meinen Werken: Verlegerhonorare, Aufführungs: und sonstige Tantiemen seiner Mutter: Pauline Strauss auf Lebenszeit zu überlassen hat..."), 1 page, 4to (c. 27 x 21cm), Garmisch, 4 August 1920

2 items, on guards, modern boards, overall size c.29 x 24cm, gilt lettered on spine, small stain to first item and a few small marks and a careful repair to splitting on the second item


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