MAURICE AUGUSTE CHEVALIER (1888-1972) Autograph letter signed and book “C’est l’amour”
1) Autograph letter signed, addressed to “Dear Mr Robert Kanters”, Paris, 25-9-(19)50. 1pp. 26,5x21cm 2) “C’est l’amour” by Maurice Chevalier, story collected by Eileen and Robert Mason Pollock. Paperback, Ed. Julliard, Paris, 1960. 356 pp. 20x14,5cm Maurice Chevalier, French singer and actor, pioneer of the French music hall, had a unique career all over the world and remains a legend in the United States. He was one of the French artists honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles in 1960. Robert Kanters (1910-1985) was a Belgian-born writer, critic and literary director who was literary adviser to Éditions Julliard before becoming literary director of Éditions Denoël. In 1973, he was awarded the Prix de la Critique by the Académie Française for his work as a whole.