John Stainer

Stainer, John

English composer and organist (1840-1901). Autograph letter signed. No place. 8vo. 1 page.
$ 426 / 400 € (88289/BN58130)

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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Stainer, John

composer and organist (1840-1901). Autograph letter signed. [Postal stamp: London]. Oblong 8vo. ¾ page on bifolium. With autograph envelope.
$ 192 / 180 € (90409/BN60104)

To the musician Frederick Allan Wilshire (1868-1944): "I am dear Sir / Yours faithfully / John Stainer / To Mr Fred: Wilshire [...]". - With embossed letter head, collector's note in ink and pencil to envelope, and embossed letter stamp, the envelope slightly worn.

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