Widor, Charles-Marie

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Widor, Charles-Marie



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Autograph short letter signed, one page, 8 x 5,25 inch, in French, to an unnamed correspondent - concerning a performance of Widor at the Church of Saint-Sulpice (Roman Catholic church in Paris, France), written and signed in dark ink "Widor" - additionally partly transcribed by an unknown hand to the lower edge (upside down), attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Charles-Marie Widor as organist (altogether 9 x 11,75 inch), with intersecting letter folds - in fine to very fine condition. "Je tiens l'orgue dimanche matin le 13 novembre à St. Sulpice. signé Widor - j`attends le Docteur [illegible] midi - Vu à Salzburg [illegible] avec grand plaisir" Translated: "I hold the organ Sunday morning November 13 in St. Sulpice. signed Widor - I'm waiting for the Doctor [illegible] noon - Seen in Salzburg [illegible] with great pleasure" Albert Schweitzer studied with Widor, mainly from 1899; master and pupil later collaborated on an annotated edition of J. S. Bach's organ works published in 1912-1914.

Additional Information

SKU 6028372
Profession French organist, composer and teacher, most notable for his ten organ symphonies
Year of birth 1844
year of death 1937
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8 x 5,25 (altogether 9 x 11,75 inch)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters