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Václav Talich [Václov Talich] (1883-1961), Czech violinist and musical theorist, one of the greatest conductors of the twentieth century [Percy Harrison]

[Václav Talich, Czech violinist and great twentieth-century conductor.] Autograph Signature (‘Václov Talich’), with Autograph scrore of two bars from Dvorzak’s ‘New World’ Symphony.

On slightly-irregular 14 x 10 cm piece of laid paper, cut from an autograph album. In very good condition. Big and bold signature ‘Václov Talich’, beneath two bars of music in Talich’s autograph, titled by him ‘Dvorzks From the New World’. Dated by Talich at bottom left ‘10. Dec. 1926.’ On the...

Music and Theatre £56.00 Václav Talich
W. H. Berry [William Henry Berry] (1870-1951), English comic stage actor associated with George Grossmith and George Edwardes, and BBC broadcaster [W. J. Macqueen-Pope, theatre historian]

[W. H. Berry (William Henry Berry), English comic actor and BBC broadcaster.] Two long Autograph Letters Signed to theatre historian W. J. Macqueen-Pope, full of reminiscence.

Berry was hugely popular during the Edwardian period and into the First World War. His greatest success was as ‘Mr Meebles’ in ‘The Boy’ (1917). See the recipient’s entry in the Oxford DNB. Both letters signed ‘W. H. Berry’, and the second with long postscript on separate 12mo leaf signed ‘W. H...