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BERNSTEIN, Leonard (1918-1990). American composer and conductor.
Autograph Letter Signed to the Greek harpsichordist, Lina Lalandi, 1 page 4to with autograph envelope with Bernstein's name and return address on the flap, 7 March 1972. Accepting the honour of becoming President of the English Bach Festival.
'... I accept in humble awareness of the great men who have preceded me in this position; and while I know I can never rise to their stature I do hope to come as near to the standards they set as I possible can.'
Sold on behalf of the English Bach Festival Trust.
[No: 21883]

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