An autograph letter from Giacomo Puccini written to Carlo Clausetti, the representative of Puccini's publisher, Ricordi. This is one of the last letters of any length that Puccini wrote. Puccini talks about his upcoming throat operation to remove a tumor.
Holograph. In ink. Title devised by cataloger. The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. In Italian. vk37 2016-03-28 sheet will be removed from carrier after cataloging.
Puccini, Giacomo - Cooke, James Francis
A printed pictorial card celebrating Giacomo Puccini's wedding. It features a caricature by Nomellini depicting Puccini and Elvira in an embrace. There is an autograph message from Puccini written to his friend Alfredo Vandini.
An autograph letter of Giacomo Puccini dated March 1911, from Torre del Lago, Lucca, Italy. He does not indicate an addressee. The letter discusses an interest in American Negro music. It is inscribed on p. 3 of a printed score for Dimmi perchè by Antonio Scontrino. The letter is accompanied by a second sheet which contains a handwritten transcription of the original letter.
A printed telegram from Giacomo Puccini to Carlo Clausetti, the representative of Puccini's publisher, Ricordi. Puccini reports that he's leaving for Brussels to receive treatment for his throat cancer.