TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY LANGSTON HUGHES TO EUGENE WEINTRAUB, WEINTRAUB MUSIC COMPANY: About publication of Swanson's musical compositions of Hughes' poems, "Pierrot" and "In Time of Silver Rain." Langston Hughes, Carl Van Vechten Howard Swanson, Eugene Weintraub.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY LANGSTON HUGHES TO EUGENE WEINTRAUB, WEINTRAUB MUSIC COMPANY: About publication of Swanson's musical compositions of Hughes' poems, "Pierrot" and "In Time of Silver Rain."

(New York: 1951). First edition. One page on Hughes' personal, printed letterhead watermarked "Old Edgeland Bond." Dated May 8, 1951, it reads in part, "Carl Van Vechten showed me copies of Swanson's 'IN TIME OF SILVER RAIN' and 'PIERROT' the other day, which I had not seen before. I'd love to have a few complimentary copies for my files, and to show singers who drop around. ..." Near fine with paper slightly rumpled and aged and few light creases, including two where previously folded to thirds for mailing.
Item #56044

Price: $1,250.00