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In Bohemia with Du Maurier - The First Of A Series Of Reminiscences by Felix Moscheles
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IN BOHEMIA WITH DU MAURIER

_THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF REMINISCENCES_

BY

FELIX MOSCHELES

WITH 63 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS

BY

G. DU MAURIER

_ILLUSTRATING THE ARTIST'S LIFE IN THE FIFTIES_

LONDON T. FISHER UNWIN

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The few introductory words to this volume were written, and the last
proofs posted, shortly before the fatal news overtook me in lovely
Venice. My world, resplendent with sunshine, was suddenly lost in
darkness. The most lovable of men, whose presence alone sufficed to
make life worth living to all those near and dear to him, was gone
from amongst us. His hand was no longer to hold those pens--the
finely-pointed one that drew, the freely-flowing one that wrote. His