Letter 174

Tchaikovsky Research
Date December 1869 [1]
Addressed to Karl Albrecht
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian National Museum of Music (ф. 37, No. 1) [view]
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том V (1959), p. 199 (abridged)

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Alexander Poznansky
Карлуша, ради Бога, пришли мне 5 рублей; я у тебя за это завтра поцелую жопку.
П. Чайковский

Karlusha, for God's sake bring me 5 rubles. I will kiss your ass for that tomorrow [2].
P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Dated to December 1869 by Karl Albrecht.
  2. The last sentence was omitted from the complete edition of Tchaikovsky's correspondence.