Stainer, John, English composer and organist (1840-1901). Autograph letter signed.

No place, 8 August, no year (but ca. 1882 to 1888).

8vo. 1 page.


To a "dear Sir": "I shall be much obliged if you will allow me to make the musical inspection of your college a few days earlier than in your printed notice [...]".

"In 1882, Stainer was offered the post of Inspector of Music in Schools and Colleges, a position he took with great seriousness and which he occupied for six years. He worked towards raising standards in music teaching and toured the country, visiting schools and colleges and examining candidates" (Wikipedia).

On stationery with embossed letterhead of the Education Department, Whitehall. Small tear to left margin.

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