[MUSIC AUTOGRAPHS] ANTHEIL, GEORGE. Collection of approximately twenty-six typed letters signed (George)
, circa 1957, each with the original mailing envelope; Together with an inscribed photograph depicting Antheil climbing into his apartment above the Shakespeare and Company bookstore. Small creases to photograph, overall a most attractive group.
George Antheil, the avant-garde musician celebrated by Ezra Pound, wrote film music later in his career. At that time he met the actress Roberta Haynes, to whom these letters addressed. They cover, among other matters, Ezra Pound, show business and Hollywood gossip, and (in large part) the warm relationship between Antheil and Roberta Haynes.
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