August 26, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/26/2021

Offered is a group of documents from songwriters and composers that represent a huge swath of classic American popular music for the first half of the 20th Century! Includes:

  • Irving Berlin signed 1963 on his personalized stationary;
  • Ira Gershwin signed 1969 agreement concerning music publishing;
  • Oscar Hammerstein signed "Oscar" 1956 letter on his personalized stationary;
  • Richard Rogers signed "Dick" 1950 letter on his personalized stationary;
  • Benny Goodman signed 1958 two-page agreement with William Morris Agency;
  • Hoagy Carmichael signed (and twice initialled) 1964 seven-page agreement with William Morris Agency;
  • Sammy Cahn Signed 1972 personal check; and 
  • Sammy Cahn signed note on "Four Seasons Hotel" notepad sheet.

Pre-certified by Beckett Authentication. The documents range in size from standard letter size to personal check size. Excellent to Mint condition overall, with some better.

Songwriters and Composers Collection of Eight Signed Documents Incl. Benny Goodman, Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Others (BAS)
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $50
Final prices include buyers premium: $460
Estimate: $100 - $300
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
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