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 COMPOSER POSTCARDS
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This page for people importantly known for musical compositions;
also included are original musical scores & original sheet music.
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COMPOSER POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
compositor / cumadóir / helilooja / hudební skladatel / KOMPONIS / komponist / komposer / KOMPOZITOR / konpositorea / säveltäjä / / կոմպոզիտոր / bəstəkar / кампазітар / সুরকার / 作曲家 / 作曲家 / 작곡가 / композитор /
See also Dance postcards, Dance topical covers,

Dance topical stamps, Music topical covers, Music postcards,
Music venue postcards & Music philatelic literature.

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"
1178. Liszt." showing the Hungarian composer, pianist & conductor Franz Ritter von Liszt as an old man; unused sepia-tone Postkarte made in Germany, back paper browning with age, divided back, trivial wear at one corner. $9.50 mf

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"1367  Mozart  Rumpf" a portrait of the composer facing left, as painted by Fritz Rumpf; unused sepia-tone postcard, made in Germany, minor corner & edge wear, back paper browning suggests circa 1910. When we looked for it on the Internet, we found mostly high-priced print offers obviously based on this card. Save yourself some money: buy the real thing from us & then make your own print! $4.50 ma(r)

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"ARANY JÁNOS" showing the Hungarian journalist & poet who wrote 40+ ballads that have been translated into many languages; portrait on an unused card with toning both sides & a little edge wear. You may also encounter his name as János Arany. $2.75 ajpm

Band stands are listed on the Music Venues postcard webpage at this site.

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"B. D. Ackley & Homer Rodeheaver / Musicians of the Sunday Party  Waterloo Ia.  22620" unused sepia-tone Azo (squares in corners) real photo postcard, photographer credited is C. U. Williams in Bloomington Illinois, good edges. Rare: nothing else like it when we searched the Internet. Bentley DeForest Ackley was an American musician (on piano & organ among other things) & prolific gospel composer associated with Billy Sunday & publisher H. Rodeheaver from 1907 - 1915. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. i(w)mrp

Bavaria_Beckhesser_3Busts.jpg (170256 bytes)"BECKMESSER  HANS SACHS  VEIT PROGNER / NÜRNBERGER MEISTERSINGER" showing a group of 3 busts in a striking image, number 5031 from Herman Martin, unused Postkarte, slight yellowing of the paper with age, minor wear at 2 corners. Hans Sachs was a 16th century Bavarian mastersinger & songwriter, about whom (among others) Richard Wagner composed a long opera. Beckmesser was a character in the opera who many believe was intended to be a Jewish stereotype. $5.00 bnjm

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"Beethoven. Fr. Ulreich pinx." signed art from Wiener Kunst, postcard printed in Austria, mailed in Hungary 1916 (indistinct cancel), corner & edge wear. An imposing portrait! $4.50 am


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"BOB MARLEY" reggae singer-songwriter in performance, unused continental postcard, numbered PP 145 on back, fresh appearance. $2.00

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"Claude Debussy" a sepia-tone portrait, unused post card publicizing Edition Breitkopf albums of songs from several Richard Wagner operas -- Parsifal, The Flying Dutchman, Valkyrie, etc. Back paper starting to brown evenly with age. $7.00 mf

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"Count Basie / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" showing the elegantly attired band leader & composer at his piano, circa 1940 Mutoscope post card in excellent condition. $4.50 bmm

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Music_036_small.jpg music post card available from LotsOfCards.com"Die 12 Obersteirer unter Leitung / des steir. Componisten Jos. Pircher" showing an Upper Styrian folk musical troupe under the direction of the composer; postcard mailed 6IX13 from Luzern to Pennsylvania, faint small corner crease, back paper starting to brown with age, slight rounding of the corners. $7.00 ma(u)g(p)

"Dr. and Mrs. Edgar Stillman-Kelley at work in their charming studio on the campus of Western College, Oxford, Ohio. / The photographer caught the composer as he was showing his wife an experimental progression in a new work, 'Beauty and the Beast'." unused Azo (squares in corners) real photo post card, small spot of light toning in the address area, trivial wear at one bottom corner. This couple split their teaching time with the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music from 1918 until 1934 when they retired. Rare: we found no other examples or displays when we searched the Internet. $13.50 o(x)mg(s)c(w) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

Erik Satie, composer & pianist; unused black & white continental postcard. $1.50

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"exit / this / frame / of / mind // the debut album from / tom beardslee" continental publicity card for the Afro-beat / blues singer & songwriter, excellent condition. Album debut was May 2004. $1.50 mf


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FAMOUS COMPOSERS - PORTRAIT COLLECTION ON POSTCARDS
All unused, all printed in Austria circa 1907 - 1910, same front format.
Most divided backs are lightly toned from album contact.
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  1. J. S. BACH         
  2. BRAHMS (upper left)
  3. CHOPIN (upper right) 
  4. DONIZETTI
  5. DVORAK
  6. GOUNOD (lower left)
  7. HAYDEN
  8. LISZT
  9. MASCAGNI (lower right)
  10. MOZART
  11. ROSSINI
  12. SCHUMANN
  13. JOH. STRAUSS
  14. R. STRAUSS
  15. TSCHAIKOWSKI
  16. VERDI
  17. WEBER

Very difficult to assemble these days; mostly you see their reprints offered on the Internet. But you can have a stunning display of the real thing or a wonderful gift for only $120.00. fm


"F. Chopin" showing portrait in signed Rumpf art, vertical format on a sepia-tone postcard, made in Germany by GG Co. (their number 5040), back paper browning with age, trivial wear at one bottom corner, otherwise good edges. The caption reproduces Chopin's signature. $4.50 ma

Music_103_small.jpg music post card available from Judnick.com"FRED M. STEPHENS / ...Composer of... / "I Just Want Another / Cookie, Mother, Please' / Written in honor of our Boys in Service / Introduced over the air by many radio artists ..." unused postcard advertising the sheet music from the Nordyke Publishing Company in Hollywood California. Mentions Susie (the Gal from the Hills) on WTMV in East St. Louis Illinois & Evelyn Elben (the Singing Cowgirl) in Columbus Ohio. Not just a composer, Fred's biographical details on the back establish him as a baker who traveled with cowboy bands doing rope tricks (note the rope over his shoulder)! Two tiny spots on front, a light rubber band mark on the back, otherwise fresh. $15.00 rmccgio

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"GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924), 1904 /  PHOTOGRAPHER UNIDENTIFIED"; unused sepia-tone continental postcard reproduces a photo from the Bettmann Archive; unused & fresh except for 2 small creases at one corner (mostly in the border). $1.00 (nmf)*

Music_006_small.jpg music post card available from LotsOfCards.com"Giuseppe Verdi" showing the operatic composer's portrait & (presumably) his original peasant home in Le Roncole Italy; postcard from Winsch, several small spots of toning on front, mailed AUG 30 1911 at Perry New York (30 is upside-down in cancel), long corner crease misses the art. We believe this design is copied from an 1899 postcard. $7.50 mni

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"Jack / Teagarden / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" showing the bandleader & composer with his trombone, unused circa 1940 Mutoscope arcade card in excellent condition. $4.00 fmm

Music_JackTeagardenAnd-200_small.jpg music postcards available from Judnick.com"JACK TEAGARDEN AND HIS / ALL-MARTIN BRASS SECTION" unused real photo postcard with high contrast & glossy finish, advertising Martin brand trumpets & trombones, excellent condition. Musicians named on back: Tom Gonsalin, Sidney Feller, John Fallstich, Jack Teagarden, Seymour Goldfinger, Jose Gutierrez & Joe Ferrell. Rare: no other example offered or exhibited when we searched the Internet. $30.00 mgg

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"Johann Sebastian Bach."
unused sepia-tone real photo postcard from a painting signed Rumpf, slight oxidation, good edges. $4.50 mf


"Johann Strauss / A. R. & C. B. 4002" showing the Austrian composer with at least 7 images of heads worked into his forehead & scalp; unused metamorphic postcard with slight oxidation, two small dark spots of toning on back & good edges. $15.00 mm
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Music_JanSibelius-200_small.JPG music post card available from Judnick.comLouis Lupas signed art portraits depicting composers: Fritz Kreisler, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Jan Sibelius (shown), Johann Sebastian Bach, Richard Wagner & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. All have 2 tape remnants on back, heavy toning on back & front toning similar to the postcard shown. Paderewski postcard has 1/2-inch tear (that closes well) ending in an internal crease. Lupas is known for his charcoal & pastel sketches of famous people. [One original by him ordinarily sells in the $500 to $700 price range.] These postcards belong together in an album, so we offer all 6 for $6.75. ma

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Collector, museum & club links are especially welcome.

"MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE / W. C. Handy, who gave Memphis the distinction of / Birthplace of the Blues…" unused chrome postcard. $1.00

Monuments & statues of composers & musicians are shown on our specialized Music Venue postcards page.

Opera house interiors & exteriors are listed on the Music Venues webpage at this site.

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"Original Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript / as written by Francis Scott Key, Sept. 14, / 1814." with all four verses--the middle 2 being relatively unknown to most people; black & white real photo post card, good edges. Written during the bombardment of Fort McHenry. $4.00 mph




"Phil Harris / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" showing the smiling singer, song writer & jazz musician at an NBC radio microphone; circa 1940 Mutoscope post card, thin band of toning on front probably deposited in the printing process, good edges. $3.00 fmm. A different image showing him before an NBC radio microphone
, postcard in excellent condition. $4.00 rmmf

"Porter Wagoner 25" Original Doll sculpt / in limited edition by Madonna Hardy / Inlow ..." showing the country music singer & songwriter with microphone & guitar, unused black & white advertising postcard with good edges. $2.50 dm


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"Richard Himber / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" with a smiling portrait of the American band leader, composer & magician on a circa-1940 Mutoscope postcard in excellent condition. He invented many magic tricks including 'The Himber Wallet', 'The Himber Milk Pitcher' & 'The Himber Ring'. His band act typically included an interlude of magic. $8.00 fmmm

Richard Wagner, German operatic composer; unused black & white continental postcard. $1.50

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"Richard Wagner" beautiful post card, mailed in Bavaria 1899 to Massachusetts (stamps tied, receiving mark & cancels clear), faint cancel in on front. $9.00








"Sammy Kaye / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" showing a portrait of the American band leader & songwriter on a circa 1940 Mutoscope postcard in excellent condition. $4.00 fmm






"Shawn Colvin // WHOLE / NEW / YOU" continental size publicity card for the singer-songwriter's new album issued in 2001 'investigating the nuances of the feminine psyche'; all-over-back printing mentions her 2 Grammys, scheduled TV appearances, tour & website. Near mint. $1.25 m

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"Sincerely / Duke Ellington" smiling portrait of the composer & big band leader on a circa 1940 arcade card printed in the USA, minor edge wear, light toning on back. $4.50 bmm

Steve Allen, entertainer & composer, unusual glasses, 1961; unused black & white continental post card. $1.50 m







"Wayne / King / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" with a smiling portrait of the American song writer & orchestra leader, who  on an unused circa 1940 Mutoscope postcard in excellent condition. His syndicated radio show aired in 1948. $4.00 fmmr


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ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORES & SHEET MUSIC

ADAPTATIONS FOR HARPSICHORD
by Harry Overholtzer of works by J. S. Bach
(originally for solo stringed instruments shown in parens):

BWV 1006. Prelude in A major, originally in E major (violin)

B3WV 1007. Prelude in G major (violoncello)


ADAPTATIONS FOR ORGAN
by Harry Overholtzer of works by J. S. Bach
(originally for solo stringed instruments as shown in parens):

BWV 996. Prelude & Fugue in E minor (lute).

BWV 1001. Prelude & Fugue in G minor (violin).

BWV 1004. Chaconne in D minor (violin).

BWV 1005. Introduction & Fugue in C major (violin).

BWV 1010. Prelude in E-flat major (violoncello).

BWV 1011. Prelude & Fugue in C minor (violoncello)


COMPLETION FOR ORGAN
by Harry Overholtzer of a work by J. S. Bach:

BWV562. Completion of fragmentary five-part Fugue in C minor for Organ.

Items above are clear prints of carefully handwritten scores.
Pages measure 11"x14-1 / 2".
Individual selections are $4.00 each, postage paid.
The entire set of 9 is $23.50, postage paid.


LATEST SONG HITS
Circa 1940

Issues 90, 96 & 100. $2.00 per issue or all 3 for $5.25


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