"Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
Uncommon AMQS from the songwriter and composer, who has written one of the most famous melodies in his canon, the hook to "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." Composed for the 1949 musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the song was made immortal by Marilyn Monroe's performance in the 1953 film adaptation. Styne has written the title above and signed below on a trimmed piece of staff paper. In fine condition. 8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 cm.).
Styne wrote the scores for many Broadway shows, most notably Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy, Do Re Mi, Funny Girl, Sugar, and Hallelujah, Baby!, for which he won his only Tony Award.