(Item #: M2928-R1-6) - Added on:
Hungarian pianist and composer (1813-1888), who was also a teacher. Heller was a close acquaintance of many famous romantic composers of his time, such as Berlioz, Chopin and Liszt. Heller created many pieces for the piano.
Autograph note signed by him, in one folded sheet, handwritten on both sides, showing blind letterhead with his initial on the first page. See scans. Heller writes to a friend (prob. composer Felix LeCouppey) mentioning he is about to leave for a visit to England, that he has been so busy finishing new compositions that he did not have a single free moment. He asks to give his regards to Mrs. LeCouppey and signs as St. Heller at the end.
Size is 8 x 5.25 inches (unfolded size), or 4 x 5.25 inches (folded). Minor rust spots, otherwise very good condition, rare!
Also included is a half-tone print with the pianist/composer image, probably from a book or magazine.