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NY: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1899.. 1899.. Good. - 8vo, burgundy cloth (bumped & rubbed; tail of spine slightly frayed); titled in gilt on front cover & spine with gilt decorations on front cover; t.e.g. xvi & 274pp. (front hinge starting; small fragment of paper from inner edge of p. xiv lightly adhered to p. xv). Illustrated with 46 plates and pictorial title page. Good.
First edition. An autobiography by the clarinetist-violinist, in which he recounts the memories of his musical life and the various orchestras with which he played. Included are anecdotes about such personalities of the music world as Jenny Lind, Ole Bull, Julius Eichberg, Anne Louise Cary, Belleti, Catherine Hays, Madame Sontag, Carl Eckert, Paul Julien, Alboni, Hector Berlioz, Christine Nilsson, Otto Hegner, Ernst Perabo, and many others. First Edition.
Title: RECOLLECTIONS OF AN OLD MUSICIAN
Publisher: NY: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1899.: 1899.
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 544
Keywords: CLASSICAL MUSIC; BIOGRAPHY; AUTOBIOGRAPHY; THOMAS RYAN; MUSICIAN; JENNY LIND; OLE BULL; JULIUS EICHBERG; ANNE LOUISE CARY; BELLETI; CARL ECKERT; HECTOR BERLIOZ; CHRISTINE NILSSON; FIRST EDITION; CLARINET; VIOLIN; VIOLINIST.