Raymond Leppard Estate Auction, Jan. 16
Items from the estate of the legendary British conductor and composer Raymond Leppard (1927-2019), a Grammy-winning recording artist and scholarly revivalist of 16th and 17th century baroque operas, will come up for bid in a live and online auction slated for Saturday, January 16th, by Ripley Auctions. The 315-lot auction will begin at 11am Eastern time. The Maestro’s personal collection includes a rare and notable library of 100+ books, featuring orchestral, choral and operatic scores, historical reference material and music theory volumes, many dating from the 17th through the 19th century. Highlights include works by Bach, Rossini, Mozart, Handel, Schubert, Wagner, Tartini, Stamitz, Burney, Britten, Elgar, Stanley and others. Ripley Auctions’ gallery is located at 2764 East 55th Place in Indianapolis, Indiana. Online bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. The full catalog can also be viewed at RipleyAuctions.com. Telephone and absentee bids will be accepted. Previews will be held by appointment only, the week before the auction. To schedule an appointment, call 317-251-5635. To learn more about Ripley Auctions and the Saturday, January 16th auction featuring items from the estate of Raymond Leppard, please visit www.RipleyAuctions.com. Updates posted often.
- Kristen Hein