Stravinsky, Igor. (1882–1971) & Dushkin, Samuel. (1891–1976)

Autograph Signatures

A pair of autograph signatures from the important composer and the violinist Samuel Dushkin, with whom he frequently performed and for whom he wrote his Violin Concerto and the Duo Concertante. Stravinsky and Dushkin have signed together on an album leaf, the composer dating Los Angeles, February 28, 1935. Some light toning but overall very fine. 8 x 12 inches (21 x 31 cm).

Otto Klemperer was responsible for inviting Stravinsky to conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic in February 1935. The two concerts Stravinsky conducted included his Violin Concerto, with Samuel Dushkin as the soloist. (15566)

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