George Thomas Smart

Smart, George Thomas

musician, the Queen's organist (1776-1867). Autograph postcard (fragment) signed. No place or date. Oblong 12mo. 1 page (4 lines). With autograph address. Mounted on backing paper.
$ 234 / 220 € (90430/BN60132)

To his niece, the musician Miss Harriet Anne Smart in Knightsbridge, London. - Smart was appointed organist at the Chapel Royal in 1822, he was personally acquainted with Beethoven. In 1826 during a visit at Smart's house, his close friend Carl Maria von Webern died in his sleep. - With traces of old mounting and collector's note to backing paper.

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