[Harmonica] Adler, Larry. (1914–2001)
Signed photograph from the American musician, one of the world's most skilled harmonica players. He is shown in a glossy portrait with his instrument and has signed and inscribed at the right. A note on the verso dates the signature to May 3, 1952, from a performance at Town Hall, New York City. In very fine condition. 7 x 8.25 inches (17.7 x 20.8 cm).
Adler led a long and varied career, beginning as a vaudeville actor and going on to collaborate with classical composers and pop musicians. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin composed for him. During his later career he collaborated with Sting, Elton John, Kate Bush and Cerys Matthews.