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Authentic Django autograph?

Postby Grooves » Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:34 pm

Helly everyone!

I just picked up two more Django 78s for the collection. What's really cool is that one is signed! :shock:

Can anyone confirm whether or not this is a genuine Django Reinhardt signature?
Thanx in advance!

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Re: Authentic Django autograph?

Postby Teddy Dupont » Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:48 pm

I'm afraid that is not Django's signature. :(
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Re: Authentic Django autograph?

Postby Grooves » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:08 pm

Bummer :(

The "Reinhardt" part looked similar to signatures I've found of him on google, like the one below, but it was a long shot...

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I got this record cheap, and it's amazing, so I'm still happy :)
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Re: Authentic Django autograph?

Postby Teddy Dupont » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:22 pm

Although Django's signature did vary, there were several consistent features and this one does not have any of them, except of course that is a bit "scruffy". :roll: Also, since this was recorded only shortly before he died, it is more than likely Django never even saw a copy let alone sign one.
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Re: Authentic Django autograph?

Postby Grooves » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:30 pm

Thanx for the info Teddy.
It's about the music anyways, but it sure would have been cool. I didn't even notice it at first, until the seller pointed it out to me. I was just happy with another Django record :D
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