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Sir Charles V. Stanford: Letters to Alfred Littleton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9370

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Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), composer, conductor and teacher of music, was Professor of Composition at the Royal College of Music 1883-1924 and Professor of Music at Cambridge 1887-1924. Alfred Henry Littleton (1845-1914) was chairman of Novello & Co. publishing house.

Correspondence mostly from Stanford to Littleton, on music publishing matters; (1-3) are to Henry Littleton (Alfred Littleton's father), 1876; (26) is a note from Charles Steggall to Littleton, c.1883; (69-72) are to Novello's after Littleton's death; (73-76) are undated Stanford letters.


  • Creation: 1876-1916


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76 item(s) (76 letters)

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Purchased at Sotheby's sale (lot 143), 15 May 1996

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