Autograph inscription signed in full to Earl Poling "In cordial remembrance [?] of January 14, 27" on card with printed caricature by W.C. Hoban of Spalding playing his violin with an accompanist
by SPALDING, Albert 1888-1953
Albert Spalding (1888-1953) was one of the first American violinists to gain international prominence. "Rejecting virtuoso showmanship, he concentrated on a refined and sensitive musical interpretation, to which his many recordings bear witness." He also composed over 120 works, and made numerous transcriptions. Ben Arnold in Grove Music Online.. Octavo (ca. 200 x 148 mm). Final four letters of signature considerably faded; mottled browning to blank verso. (Inventory #: 26794)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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