Letter 2624a

Tchaikovsky Research
Date 23 December 1884/4 January 1885
Addressed to Hugo Bock
Where written Moscow
Language German
Autograph Location unknown
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVII (1981), p. 233 (as No. 2634a)
Notes Rough draft in Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 2979)

Text and Translation

Based on the draft in the Klin House-Museum archive, which may contain differences in content from Tchaikovsky's final telegram.

German text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Koteks Eltern benachrichtigt. Inform Kotek's parents [1].

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky asked Hugo Bock, a friend of Iosif Kotek's family in Germany, to break the news that the violinist had died from tuberculosis at Davos in Switzerland, aged 29.