Scherchen, Hermann. (1891–1966) [Perle, George. (1915–2009)]
Signed Postcard with Holiday Wishes to George Perle
Postcard and airmail envelope, typed and signed, from the important German conductor and advocate of contemporary music. Sent from Gravesano, Switzerland, to the composer and theorist George Perle in Bayside, Queens, New York City: 'With Best Holiday Wishes, H. Scherchen, December 26, 1964' ("Mit besten Festwuenschen | H SCHERCHEN | 26.XII.1964."). Color lithograph stationery from Scherchen's acoustic experimental studio in Gravesano, protected by the UNESCO International Music Council, with color emblem of the Gravesaner Blätter, a specialist journal dedicated to musical, electroacoustic, and acoustic matters, edited by Scherchen from 1955 to 1966. Postcard 4 1/8 × 5 7/8 inches (10.5 × 15 cm); envelope 4 1/2 × 6 3/8 inches (11.3 × 16.2 cm). Fine condition.