Goossens, Eugene. (1893–1962)

Autograph Musical Quotation

Uncommon AMQS on an album page from the English conductor and composer.  One measure, signed and dated November, 1935.  Very fine.  6.5 x 5.25 inches (16.5 x 13.3 cm.).

Goossens started as Beecham's assistant and later gave the British concert premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring.  In the US, he was conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1923 to 1931, and from 1931 to 1946 he succeeded Fritz Reiner as the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. (5017)

Classical Music