Auction Date:2012 May 16 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, United States
Popular rhythm-and-blues and soul artist (1931–1964) who recorded such hits as ‘You Send Me,’ ‘Cupid,’ and ‘Twistin' the Night Away.’ The 33-year-old singer was shot to death under mysterious circumstances at a Los Angeles hotel on December 11, 1964. DS, two pages, 8.5 x 11, January 31, 1963. Agreement between Cooke and the William Morris Agency for representation for Cooke for a period of one year for a 10% commission. Second page lists 21 interests which William Morris will have no interest in including music publishing, ghost writing, Sar Productions, Inc., and use of Cooke’s name in a beer company. In fine condition, with punch and staple holes to top edge and some scattered creases, including a couple through signature.