Letter 3435b

Date 15/27 December 1887
Addressed to Nikolay Khristoforov
Where written Saint Petersburg
Language Russian
Autograph Location unknown [1]
Publication Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen, Heft 20 (2013), p. 195 (original, including facsimile), p. 196 (German translation)
Notes Previously catalogued as Letter 2400b, with incorrect year ("1883")

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Многоуважаемый Ник[o]лай Осипович!

Пожалуйста, если возможно давайте работу и не отказывайте в Вашем внимании Дидиму Цыпкину, подателю сей записочки!

Искренно преданный,

П. Чайковский

15 дек[абря] 1887 г[од]

Most respected Nikolay Osipovich!

Please, if possible, provide employment for Didimo Tsypkin [2], the bearer of this note, and do not deny him your attention!

Sincerely devoted,

P. Tchaikovsky

15 December 1887

Notes and References

  1. The autograph was auctioned in 1995 by Sotheby's, London.
  2. Nothing more is known about this person.