CHERUBINI, Luigi (1760-1842). Italian composer.
Autograph Letter Signed in French to an unnamed correspondent, 2 pages 4to (a little damp-stained but legible), Conservatoire de Musique, Paris, 13 January 1832.
Concerning the annual gratuity of 1000 francs which had been awarded to him on his appointment as Director of the Conservatoire in 1822 and which he had drawn until the end of 1830, and asking for Rietschel's help in getting it reinstated. Cherubini adds that he has also written to the Minister and to the Duc de Choiseul on the subject.
Ernst Rietschel (1804-1861) was one of the Germany's greatest architects and sculptors. He was responsible fof the monument to Goethe and Schiller in Weimar in 1857.
This letter bears the stamp of the Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden, but has been recently de-accessioned.
The image is of the first page only.