Sale 2461 - Autographs, November 7, 2017

The Jimmy Van Heusen Collection Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990) was an American composer of popular songs for musical theater, radio, film and television, whose music is best known from performances by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and others. Among his most-loved songs are Love and Marriage, High Hopes and All the Way . The Jimmy Van Heusen Collection includes not only the original musical manuscripts of these hits and others by him (see lots 212-219), but also many autograph musical quotations and letters by some of the most influential composers of classical music from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In 1967, Van Heusen donated his collection to Cazenovia College in Cazenovia, NY, where he was a student when it operated as a high school. Proceeds from the sale of the collection will benefit the College. All items in this section are from the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection excepting the following lots: 141, 144, 151, 160, 169, 182, 186, 187, 208 and 221. 140 MUSICIANS LOTS 139 - 224