1. Creator/Author:
  2. Sol Berkowitz (2)

Letter to a Brother

Creator:
Abraham Lincoln, Sol Berkowitz, Eklan-Vogel, Inc.
Location:
Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr
Origin Date:
1974
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0113
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Books & Pamphlets

Description

This is a booklet containing music for the song, "Letter to a Brother," composed by Sol Berkowitz with the lyrics composed from a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to his brother, John D. Johnston, on December 24, 1848. The cover is white with an illustration in black of Abraham Lincoln at the bottom half. "Two Letters From Lincoln" is printed near the top of the cover in black, cursive lettering. 1 score (28 p.) For mixed voices with piano. Text taken from two letters written by Abraham Lincoln, one to his father and one to his brother. First line: December twenty-fourth, eighteen forty-eight. Duration: 8 min., 45 sec. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.