Letter 2421

Date 4/16 February 1884
Addressed to Pavel Borisov
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (ф. 905)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XII (1970), p. 301

Text and Translation

Russian text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
4 февр[аля] 1884 г[ода]

Дорогой Павел Борисович!

Уезжаю сегодня и не могу лично ещё раз благодарить за чудное исполнение роли. Прощайте, будьте здоровы и счастливы. Дай Бог Вам всякого успеха!

Ваш благодарный,

П. Чайковский

4 February 1884

I am leaving today, and cannot personally thank you again for the wonderful performance of the role [1]. Goodbye, keep well and happy. May God grant you every success!

Your grateful,

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Pavel Borisov had played the role of Kochubey in the premiere of Tchaikovsky's opera Mazepa at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the previous evening (3/15 February).