Sibelius, Jean, Finnish composer (1865-1957). Autograph Letter Signed.

Järvenpää, 16 May 1934.

Small 4to. 2 pp.


To an unidentified English admirer ("Dear Madame"), in English: "I regret very much having been prevented earlier to reply to your very kind letter. I feel it quite a special honour that you, Madame, wished to see me as a guest in your house. Thanking you for your friendly invitation I must inform you that it is quite impossible for me to visit England in May or June. I am forced to deprive me of the pleasure this time of seeing England, so highly acclaimed by me [...]".

Written on the first and terminal pages of a folded sheet; horizontal fold.

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