Letter from Fred to Patrick, dated 4 March 1971 (48 years ago today), that closes with a reference to the fetus that would become my sister Allison.
This is a letter from Fred to Patrick and Lois, dated 19 Sep 1971. Much of it relates to writing and manuscripts that are in the works. As usual, click on the image for a possibly larger version.Continue reading “Yesterday I Bought Brown Envelope”
My father is referenced in the very first line, and Lois is mentioned later. I think this is one of Fred’s poems, but I’m not sure. The penmanship in the note matches a 1971 letter of his to a reasonable degree (the L and W in particular) and he references Bob, so I think my guess is good.
e-mail letter from Fred to Patrick and Stephanie on 14 Feb ‘1, which Patrick sent to me on 8 Sep ’15 as part of a large collection.
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001
Subject: Greetings . . .
dere Stephanie & Pat, i miei valentini,
Yep, I finished a whole novel. Loved AN EQUAL MUSIC. Is Tononi a real violin maker? Cremonese?
Thus is the Genome Project mapped. & race is not a scientific concept. What WILL the bigots do?????? No that they ever depended on reason. Continue reading “Greetings . . .”
e-mail letter from Fred to Patrick and Stephanie on 31 Jan ‘1, which Patrick sent to me on 8 Sep ’15 as part of a large collection.
Yep, did get yours
& yours, dear Stephanie,
& have no explanation. suspect it was my server. Address remains the same & is in order now — I think.
Still can’t raise the nonet. But am glad to have the op. 134 made clear. Geez, that must be something to SEE performed — not to mention heard. Continue reading “Yep, did get yours”
e-mail letter from Fred to Patrick on 27 Jan ‘1, which Patrick sent to me on 8 Sep ’15 as part of a large collection.
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 14:52:22 -0500
Subject: musick & cosi varii
Greetings J & p,
Can not pull up the S. T. Coleridge nonet. Try it again please. Sounds interesting. Periodically the PBS stations play something by him — yes, very romantic — but I have to hear things over & over. I agree with you about Glass & Gorecki — both bore. Without trying for a definition, it seems to me that art must affect the head &heart (one without the other won’t do) permanently. Continue reading “musick & cosi varii”