[Harmonica] Adler, Larry. (1914–2001)
"How I Play the Chromatic Harmonica"
New York: Chappel & Co., Inc.. 1936.
Upright folio. 18 pp. Softcover. Instructional publication from the harmonica player including tips, exercises, and full pieces. Stamp to front reads "Sale No Exchange or Refund," an unknown hand has penned "25¢" in price box, wear along edges, else fine. 9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 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.