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Nicolas Nabokov
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Card - Signed by Nicolas Nabokov - 1954

1954

$284.31

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Autograph Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Card Signed by Nicolas Nabokov to the Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt. Paris, December 23rd 1954 . In 24°. In French. Excellent condition: As good as New. A Mr. and Mrs. Nicols Nabokov Business card with autograph notes of thanks, attached on letterhead paper "American Academy in Rome". Original envelope included. Collect or present this unique pieces of the Russian master, as if it was a holy relic! Background: During the Fifties, Nicolas Nabokov became General Secretaryof the newly formed Congress for Cultural Freedom (CCF), backed by the CIA, and remained in the job for more than fifteen years, organizing music and cultural festivals, and was musical director of the American Academy in Rome (Villino Aurelia, Porta S. Pancrazio). Never forgot to write to the mentor and patron of art A.L. Pecci Blunt, with this touching postcard he reveals the "naissance du petit Alexandre". Nicolas Nabokov (Russia 1903 –1978) The Russian-born composer and cultural figure, was the first cousin of the talented writer of "Speaks Memory", Vladimir Nabokov. Nabokov's first major musical work was the ballet-oratorio Ode, for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, in 1928. Nicolas Nabokov became a U.S. citizen in 1939. Married four times, he had three sons: renowned French publisher Ivan Nabokov, Alexander Nabokov, and anthropologist Peter Nabokov.

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  • Creator
    Nicolas Nabokov
  • Creation Year
    1954
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.94 in. (10 cm)Width: 7.09 in. (18 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M-1130141stDibs: LU65037299102

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