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    1960 Oscar Hammerstein Signed Letter, Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, & South Pacific Composer. Winner of eight Tony Awards and a pair of Academy Awards (fort Best Original Song), Oscar Hammerstein was one of the most prolific song writers and directors of his era. Working alongside Richard Rodgers, the duo composed songs for Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music.
    This 6x8" note, on his personal stationary, is dated April 22, 1960 - a mere four months before his untimely passing due to stomach cancer. The final song Hammerstein wrote for his nearly 900-song catalog was, Edelweiss, specially written for The Sound of Music. Note exhibits mild wear with one fold through the center that does not impact the light blue signature. Note is also accompanied by the original mailing envelope. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.


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