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HUMMEL, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837), Austrian composer,...

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HUMMEL, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837), Austrian composer, pupil of Mozart, Haydn and Salieri, Kapellmeister to Prince Esterhazy. L.A.S. to Madame de Montgolfier [probably the widow of Étienne de Montgolfier]. Weimar, [17] July 1825. 1 p. in-4. Address on the back with postal marks. He comes back from touring and finds his family. "I am still a little tired from the journey, but it will soon pass. I thank you again for the kindness and friendship you showed me during my stay in Lyon; I will always remember it []. Yesterday I received a letter from my friend Mr. Soret in Geneva, who told me of the intention of the management of their concerts to buy Streicher's Piano from you [] ".

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