Autograph letter signed, one page, 8,25 x 10,75 inch, personal stationery, (Nice), 6.04.1930, in French, reply letter to Maurice Rostand (1891-1968, French author, the son of the poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand and the poet Rosemonde Gérard) - concerning the election of Mr. Bernard, written and signed in blue ink "Igor Stravinsky", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Igor Stravinsky in a half length portrait (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), with intersecting letter folds, browning, creases and a few small tears (mostly restored) to the edges - in nearly fine condition. "Cher Monsieur, Je vous remercier beaucoup de vos aimables lignes qui me mettent au clair en ce qui concerne Mr Bernard et son élection. Me fiant entièrement à votre opinion je voterai certainement pour lui, ce que j’hésitais de faire, ayant malheureusement trop peu de renseignements sur ses capacités administratives et ne le connaissant que de nom. Merci encore et recevrez, cher Monsieur, mes salutations bien cordiales Igor Stravinsky" Translated: "Dear Sir, I thank you very much for your kind lines that inform about Mr. Bernard and his election. Trusting entirely in your opinion I will certainly vote for him, which I hesitated to do, having unfortunately too little information about his administrative capacity and only knowing him by name. Thank you again and receive, dear Sir, my most cordial greetings Igor Stravinsky"
|Profession||composer, conductor and pianist|
|Year of birth||1882|
|year of death||1971|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||8,25 x 10,75 (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch)|
|Type of Autograph||letters|