Autograph letter signed; "F. Betz," to Botho von Hülsen, January 23, 1866; with Hülsen's reply, dated the following day, on the same paper, signed "Hülsen." Franz Betz.

Autograph letter signed; "F. Betz," to Botho von Hülsen, January 23, 1866; with Hülsen's reply, dated the following day, on the same paper, signed "Hülsen."

-. Four pages on a bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in; written by Betz on the first three pages, and by Hülsen on the last two. Folded, as for mailing. Item #203508

A substantial letter concerning working plans, with a lengthy reply. Franz Betz (1835-1900) was a widely respected bass-baritone, known particularly for his work with Richard Wagner, for whom he originated the role of Hans Sachs in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg." Botho von Hülsen (1815-1866) was a Prussian aristocrat and military veteran, who would become a prominent theatrical manager and artistic director of several stages in Germany.

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