Letter 248a

Tchaikovsky Research
Date between 1871 and 1877 (?)
Addressed to Karl Albrecht
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian National Museum of Music (ф. 37, No. 10)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVII (1981), p. 212

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
У меня страшный понос. Постараюсь быть.
Твой П. Ч.

I have terrible diarrhoea. I'm trying to be there [1].
Yours P. T.

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was informing Karl Albrecht of his illness and potential absence from teaching his classes at the Moscow Conservatory. The exact date of this letter cannot be established.