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Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria

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Autograph letter signed, one page, 5,5 x 8,5 inch, Bamberg, 25.05.1864, in German, to German cellist and composer Georg Goltermann (according to a pencil note) - Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria praises a poem by his correspondent, written and signed in dark ink "Maximilian - Herzog in Bayern", with small stains - in fine condition. In parts: "Gestern Nachmittag wurde ich neuerdings durch das Gedicht überrascht, welches mich innigst erfreute. Haben mich Ihre schönen Lieder schon oft entzückt, so haben auch diese herzlichen Worte mich tief ergriffen ..." Translated: "Yesterday afternoon I was recently surprised by the poem, which delighted me deeply. Have your beautiful songs often delighted me, so have these heartfelt words taken me deeply..."

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SKU 6029236
Profession (known informally as Max in Bayern) Member of a junior branch of the House of Wittelsbach and a promoter of Bavarian folk-music - he is most famous today as the father of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (`Sisi`) and great-grandfather of King Leopold III of B
Year of birth 1808
year of death 1888
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 5,5 x 8,5
Condition fine
Type of Autograph letters