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2011.4060
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Letter from the composer Arthur Sullivan to Mrs Sherwood regarding a meeting.

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[in pencil] Hotel de Paris. 10. April 1890.
[printed] 1, QUEEN'S MANSIONS,
VICTORIA STREET, S.W.

[in ink] Dear Mrs Sherwood.

Forgive me for not answering your note sooner.

I have had a heavy mornings business to get through - long business letter to England.

I have five o'clock tea, and wish very much I could come and partake of yours today, but I have already engaged myself this afternoon, with much regret.

I am yours sincerely

Arthur Sullivan

Notes

- Alan Cole. Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer. He is best known for his series of 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. S. Gilbert, including such enduring works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Sullivan composed 23 operas, 13 major orchestral works, eight choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous hymns and other church pieces, songs, and piano and chamber pieces. The best known of his hymns and songs include "Onward Christian Soldiers" and "The Lost Chord".

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English

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Letter

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Dimensions

w: 219, h: 168, d: -