CHOPIN Frédéric (1810-1849). L.A.S. "Ch",...

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CHOPIN Frédéric (1810-1849). L.A.S. "Ch",...

CHOPIN Frédéric (1810-1849).
L.A.S. "Ch", [London] May 1, 1848, to Auguste FRANCHOMME, "Professor at the Conservatoire" in Paris; 2 1/2 pages in-8 with some erasures, envelope with postmarks
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On his arrival in

London.


[Chopin announces to his close friend, the cellist Auguste Franchomme (1808-1884), his arrival in London, for his last tour, while Paris is troubled by the aftermath of the February revolution; he will die the following year, and is already suffering from tuberculosis, which will








take him away]



" Chérissime, Me voilà seulement installé. I finally have a room - beautiful and large - where I can breathe and play - and the sun is coming to see me today for the first time. I'm less suffocating this morning but all last week I was good for nothing. - How are you? How are you and your dear children? - You're starting to get quieter, aren't you? - I'm not doing anything yet. I have some boring visits - my letters haven't come in yet. - I'm wasting time on nothing - and that's it. "I love you"... He gives his address: "48, Dover Str."



























































































































































































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