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Toscanini’s treasures for auction

The family of maestro Arturo Toscanini has placed hundreds of his valuable possessions on the market for auction by Sotheby’s in London on November 28th. The conductor died in New York in 1957.

The items include Toscanini’s Steinway model D piano, some of his batons and documents hand written by Verdi, Wagner, Strauss and Mendelssohn.

More at:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/27/arts/music/arturo-toscanini-possessions-to-be-sold-at-sothebys.html

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