Lot n° 1289
1200 - 1500
FALLA MANUEL DE (1876-1946)
4 L.A.S. "Manuel de Falla", Paris or Nice 1912-1913, to the singer Lucienne BRÉVAL; 6 pages in various formats, one Casino Municipal Nice letterhead, one address (one letter slot).
On her lyrical drama La Vida breve .
[La Vie brève was premiered at the Casino Municipal de Nice on April 1, 1913, in a morning off erte to Le Figaro subscribers, then at the OpéraComique de Paris on January 7, 1914].
February 12, 1912. Jacques ROUCHÉ judged his play in the most amiable way, but spoke only of the Théâtre des Arts, which they knew to be "insufficient for the work". "He asked me to give him at least a few pieces of the play (the Dance, the Interlude). Needless to say, I didn't consent. I assume that Mr. Rouché will have talked to you and Mr. Lalo about reading it [...]. I still think about Salud's death, following your and Mr. Lalo's instructions.
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