Lot n° 51
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OLYMPIC ANTHEM. P.S. by 11 musicians, [Lausanne... - Lot 51 - Ader
OLYMPIC ANTHEM. P.S. by 11 musicians, [Lausanne May 1955]; 1 page in-4 glued to a manuscript in-fol. by a competitor. International Jury for the competition of a new Olympic Anthem in 1955. The unfortunate candidate, author of composition 365 submitted to the competition, relates the history of his composition, and of its failure; he pasted, in addition to the typed notice of refusal of Otto Mayer, Chancellor of the International Olympic Committee, the sheet bearing the number 365 signed by the members of the jury : Lennox Berkeley, Ernesto Halffter, Nadia Boulanger, Necil Kazim Akses, Niels Viggo Bentzon, Andrzej Panufnik, Frank Martin, Arthur Benjamin, Georges Auric, Aaron Copland...
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