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Wagner, Richard, to Baron Perfall. Letters, Apr 20, 1865 - Jul 15, 1865

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  • Wagner, Richard, to Baron Perfall. Letters
  • Apr 20, 1865 - Jul 15, 1865
ALS-Richard Wagner, lengthy beautifully written letter to "Highly Esteemed Baron" identified as Baron Perfall of the Royal Opera in Munich) about a Commission to which Wagner was appointed by the King charged with planning a higher Music School (Conservatory), complaining that some members appointed to the commission are not fit to debate and vote on matters which require the judgment of practicing musicians and artists. Also a follow-up letter asking about the status of the Conservatory matter, as he (Wagner) is duty bound to make a report to His Majesty. Donated by Carlos Moseley (2001)
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Wagner, Richard, to Baron Perfall. Letters, 20 Apr 1865 - 15 Jul 1865, Folder 392-11-034, Special Collections Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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