(1810-1856) German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era.
Autograph letter signed, one page, 5,25 x 6 inch, in German, to the composer and music critic Hermann Hirschbach, who was a contributor to Schumann`s journal `Neue Zeitschrift für Musik` - concerning a job for his correspondent, written and signed in black ink "Sch", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a portrait picture of Robert Schumann (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), with a horizontal letter fold, and mild creasing and foxing - in fine condition. Accompanied by a covering letter by R. Rosting, co-owner of the firm Friedrich Hofmeister, who presented the Schumann letter to Mr. Alsbach (with printed letterhead of (`Friedrich Hofmeister Musikalien-Verlag - Leipzig`).
Es fehlt mir sehr an gutem Manuscript - und dann muß ich vorarbeiten zu meinem kleinen Ausflug. Bitte, schreiben Sie mis bis nächsten Dienstag etwas. Kömmt der Zeit, arbeite ich auch für Sie.
I am very much lacking a good manuscript - and then I have to prepare for my little excursion. Please write me something by next Tuesday. When the time comes, I`ll work for you too.
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