Hand­writ­ten lyrics sold at auc­tion

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - PEOPLE -

NEW YORK: Bruce Spring­steen’s hand­writ­ten lyrics for his hit Born to Run sold on Thurs­day at auc­tion for $197 000 (R2 mil­lion), ac­cord­ing to Sotheby’s. The 30-line draft of the lyrics had been ex­pected to fetch be­tween $ 70 000 and $ 100 000. The doc­u­ment had been in the pos­ses­sion of Spring­steen’s for­mer man­ager Mike Ap­pel. Sotheby’s did not re­veal the iden­tity of the buyer. The doc­u­ment came un­der the ham­mer dur­ing a sale of fine books and manuscripts. – Sa­paDPA

THE BOSS: Bruce Spring­steen

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