Letter 2632

Date 31 December 1884/12 January 1885
Addressed to Pyotr Jurgenson
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 2479)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XII (1970), p. 518

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Душа моя! Пришли мне «три Екатерины».
Твой П. Чайковский

My dear chap! Send me "three Catherines" [1].
Yours P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. The 100 ruble note bore the portrait of the Empress Catherine the Great, so Tchaikovsky was asking for three of these, i.e. 300 rubles.