Autograph letter from the celebrated Czech pianist and composer. "As a virtuoso, he possessed astonishing technical ability. J.B. Cramer, who late in his life heard him in Paris, exclaimed: ‘The man has no left hand! here are two right hands!’" (Grove Online)
1 page. Cöln, 21 May, 1844. To an unidentified man, thanking him for the box of cigars brought from Holland which allowed him "a small echantillion." Together with a portrait engraving. Fine.