Paul Antoine Vidal

Vidal, Paul Antoine

French composer, conductor and music teacher (1863-1931). Autograph letter signed. [Postmark: Paris. 8vo. 1 page. With autograph address verso.
$ 261 / 240 € (82815/BN54135)

To the cellist and conductor Achille Kerrion (1868-1939) in Paris, whom he assumes to be as busy as he himself is, with thanks for his good wishes, accepting a request to assist with the text for a classic work, but refusing to conduct or remain attached to the "établissement": "Je pense que vous êtes, comme moi, fort occupé! Merci pour vos bons voeux [...] Vos directeurs m'ont demandé de les aider pour le texte d'un ouvrage classique en projet, j'ai accepté, mais c'est tout, je ne conduirai pas et ne resterai pas attaché à l'Etablissement, mais je reste attaché aux amis [...]". - With a strip of paper pasted on verso, slightly affecting the address.

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