Lot 168
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BRAHMS, JOHANNES. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("J.BRAHMS"), TO THE PIANIST JULIUS EPSTEIN

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  • Autograph letter signed (“J.Brahms”), to the pianist Julius Epstein
discussing the possibility of meeting to perform some music and deciding to come at lunchtime because of difficulties with train timetables ...Andernfalls komme ich zu Mittag u[nd] jedenfalls freue ich mich mit Ihnen dem ganzen Quartett, ein paar Stücke zu verbringen... 1 page, oblong 8vo, on a correspondence card, integral autograph address-panel, [Vienna, no date]

Catalogue Note

This letter was sent to Epstein’s address in Purkersdorf in the Vienna Woods. Julius Epstein was a noted pianist and teacher. Among his pupils was Gustav Mahler.
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