Jules Moinaux

Moinaux, Jules

French playwright and librettist (1815-1895). Autograph letter signed. N. p. o. d. 12mo. 1 p. on bifolium.
$ 479 / 450 € (88513/BN58375)

To his friend, the theatre director Léon Cogniard, asking him to replace two orchestra pit tickets that he had asked for earlier by balcony or gallery tickets, as they were intended for ladies: "C'est par erreur que je t'ai demandé ce matin, 2 orchestre, les places sont pour dames; oblige moi donc de déchirer le 1r billet [...] et le remplacer par 2 galerie ou balcon [...]". - Jules Moinaux is best known today for his librettros for the Offenbach operettas "Pépito" (1853) and "Les Deux Aveugles" (1855). - Traces of folds. Somewhat duststained.

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