BEMBERG, Herman. 9619

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, about the sale of a work including Chanson Bretonne for which he has composed the music, announcing that fifty copies would be available printed on Japanese paper. In French. 1½ pages 8 x 5 inches, folded. 43 Avenue du Bois de Boulogne, undated. Herman Bemberg 1859-1931), French composer. He was known for numerous songs and pieces for the piano, as well as by his cantata La Mort de Jeanne d’Arc (1886), comic opera Le Baiser de Suzon (1888), and grand opera Elaine (produced at Covent Garden in 1892). Among his songs the dramatic recitative Ballade du Desespere was well known, and Chant Hindou was quite popular and frequently included in anthologies.