HATTON, John Liptrot. 21098



Autograph Letter Signed, to W.H.Cummings, about the Ballad, declaring “The tune – especially the last phrase – will fit your top A”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. North Cottage, Aldeburgh, 9 February 1868. John Liptrot Hatton (1808-1886), composer, pianist and singer, praised by the New Grove as “the inventor, or at least one of the earliest exponents, of a kind of popular one-man show, in which he spoke, played the piano, and sang to his own accompaniment”