Krenek, Ernst. (1900–1991) [Stefan, Paul. (1879–1943)]
Typed Letter with Stamped Signature
Typed letter with a stamped signature from the Austrian composer to music critic Paul Stefan, accepting his resignation as vice president of the Vienna Verein für Neue Musik and thanking him for his service. Vienna, January 5, 1937. 1 p. Translated from the German: "Dear Professor, the board of the Verein für Neue Musik was very sorry to learn of your resignation from the post of vice president at its last meeting. As much as we are sorry for your decision, we can also understand it, since we had noticed for some time that it was unfortunately impossible for you to take part in the work and events of the organization. We would like to thank you sincerely, Herr Professor, for your activity in the early years of the organization, and send you our best wishes. [Signed], Verein für neue Musik, Ernst Krenek." Folding creases and some light edge wear; overall fine. 8.25 x 11.75 inches (21 x 29.8 cm).