Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Letter Handwritten and Signed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt – New York, 1920s

Opening: $300
Sold for: $1,375
Including buyer's premium

Letter handwritten and signed by the noted cantor Yossele Rosenblatt. New York, [ca. 1920s].
The letter is written in Yiddish and addressed to his nephew in Boston. In his letter, Rosenblatt informs him that he will shortly be performing in Boston, adding that his wife Gittel may accompany him, and requesting that his nephew host them over Shabbat.
The renowned cantor Yossele Rosenblatt (1882-1933) was one of the greatest cantors of all time, contributing greatly to shaping the world of Jewish Chazanut. In 1906, he began serving as chief cantor (Oberkantor) in Hamburg, at which point his fame began to spread. He held this position until his immigration to the United States in 1912.
[1] leaf (official stationery). 27.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Folding marks.

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