Autograph Receipt of Wages and Signed Document. Very rare autograph document signed by the French composer and youngest son of Jean-Baptiste Lully. Who died at the age of 21 on December 23, 1688, having inherited his father’s job as court composer to Louis XIV in 1687. Acknowledging the receipt of his wages as. Surintendant et compositeur de la musique de la chambre du roi. 1 page, on vellum. Dated August 26, 1687 signed J. 9.5 x 6 inches (24 x 15.3 cm). Together with a document signed by his mother, Madeleine Lambert, the widow of Jean-Baptiste Lully and daughter of composer Michel Lambert. Printed document with autograph additions, dated December 23, 1699 and signed by Lambert and seven others; 3 pp. 8.75 x 13 inches (22.5 x 33 cm). Some light toning and staining to the documents, consistent with their age; overall well-preserved and in very good to fine condition. From the collection of Henry Prunières. The youngest son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jean-Louis Lully was a proficient composer, although probably not any more accomplished than his brothers, Louis and Jean-Baptiste fils. He succeeded his father as surintendant and composer to the court after Lully’s death, but only held the position for less than two years before his early death at age 21. Madeleine Lambert was the daughter of the composer Michel Lambert; she married J. ALL AUTOGRAPHS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC WITHOUT LIMIT. Schubertiade Music & Arts are also members in good standing of ABAA/ILAB, the most exclusive consortium of Rare Book and Manuscript Dealers in the world, as well as the MLA (Music Librarian Association), and MARIAB (Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers). SCHUBERTIADE MUSIC & ARTS deals in Music, Entertainment, Literary and other Autographs, Antiquarian Music, Books, Prints, Photographs & Paintings and Ephemera. Please read more about us in our “about me” page by clicking next to our username / feedback listing. Everything we offer is. Guaranteed authentic without limit. And is so stated on the signed and detailed receipt which comes with every item. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Classical, Opera & Ballet”. The seller is “schubertiade_music_and_arts” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Industry: Music
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