Correspondence between Benjamin Britten and Mr. M. Altman

Scope and Content

Typescript letters from Altman, of a proposed 'Music for Peace' project, and typescript copy letters from Britten and his secretary.

Includes a typescript letter signed by Dimitri Shostakovich, Britten's typescript reply, and an internal memo in Britten's hand.

Also printed papers re the International piano festival; a recorded benefit concert in aid of the world's refugees.

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