Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy letter to star in Auctionata's May 2 sale

An autographed letter from composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) to his sister-in-law Albertine is coming to auction.

The 1845 letter will feature in Auctionata's May 2 sale in Berlin and carries an estimate of $31,019-38,774.

Mendelssohn letter Auctionata
Mendelssohn wrote the letter to his sister-in -aw Albertine

The document offers condolences to Albertine, wife of Mendelssohn's younger brother, Paul, whose mother had recently died.

On May 20, the original manuscript for Rachmaninov's Second Symphony will auction at Sotheby's London with a £1-1.5m ($1.6m-2.5m) estimate.

We have a range of music memorabilia available, including this fragment of an original manuscript by legendary jazz musician John Coltrane.

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