1855. unbound. 1 page, in French, 5.25 x 4 inches, address on verso, no place, no date, circa 1855. Includes a translation, in part: "...I owed it to my students to come this afternoon but forgot to come, clearly my fault. Please tell them so..." Two-inch closed tear on the address page; horizontal folds. Very good(-) condition.
French composer, student of Cherubini, and teacher of Bizet.