The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 01898
Date: [1884/1895][1]
Author: Otto Goldschmidt[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: [unknown]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G263
Document Type: AL

Whistler & Sarasate[3] called each other "frère Fraschini[4]" on account of the great success Sarasate had - in opposition of the battle Whistler had to fight to be recognized by the world.

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1.  [1884/1895]
Dated by JW's known association with Sarasate.

2.  Otto Goldschmidt
Possibly written by Otto Goldschmidt (1829-1907), pianist, conductor, composer and impresario [more].

3.  Sarasate
Pablo de Sarasate y Navascues (1844-1908), violinist [more].

4.  Fraschini
Possibly a reference to Gaetano Fraschini (1816-1887), tenor [more].