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    Richard Strauss Signed Photo Postcard. A 3.5" x 5.5" B&W photo signed in old age in blue ink at the lower border. Possibly best known to non-classical music fans as the composer of Also sprach Zarathustra, a portion of which was used in Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. To classical fans, he was a successor to Richard Wagner and Franz Lizst in the late Romantic and early Modern eras, along with Gustav Mahler. The original envelope of transmittal is included with a postmark date in 1949, just before his death. Mounting traces on verso, a few minor light stains on recto, overall Fine condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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