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Written by:
Gustav Saenger, 1865 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Carl Fischer, Inc., American, founded 1872  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
April 19, 1935
A letter from Carl Fischer, Inc. to Hall Johnson dated April 19, 1935. The letter is written in black type on white paper. The letterhead on the piece of paper reads: [CABLE "CARFISCHER NEW YORK" / TELEPHONE SPRING 7-0900 / CARL FISCHER, INC. / MUSIC PUBLISHERS / Oxford University Press Music / Composers' Music Corporation / COOPER SQUARE / NEW YORK]. The content of the letter discusses Hall Johnson's contract with the company and edits that could be made to Johnson's song I Cannot Stay Here By Myself. The letter was sent by Carl Fischer, Inc. editor Gustav Saenger. The back of the letter is blank.
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Musical Crossroads
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NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture