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Schönberg, Arnold, Austrian composer (1874-1951). Autograph letter signed and autogr. quotation signed.

Los Angeles, 15 May 1949.

Altogether (1+1 =) 2 pp. on 2 ff. Oblong small 8vo (letter) and 8vo. With autogr. envelope.

To the writer Eaghor Kostetzky, i.e. Ivan Merzliakov (1913-1983), apologizing for having inscribed the accompanying album leaf so oddly, which is only due to his attempt not to damage the printed portrait that was included.

Together with an article of Kostetzky's about Schönberg (carbon copy) and the facsimile of the final page of a thank-you letter from Schönberg. Letter and envelope mounted on backing paper.