|Date||6/18 March 1888 |
|Addressed to||Jules Massenet|
|Autograph Location||unknown |
|Publication||Not previously published|
|Notes||Note on visiting card|
Text and Translation
Reproduced from the facsimile in Sotheby's 2017 auction catalogue . The composer's name and Parisian address were pre-printed on the visiting card.
By Brett Langston
avec l'expression de sa grande admiration pour le.
14, rue Richepanse
expresses his great admiration for the maestro.
14, Rue Richepanse
Notes and References
- Dated on the basis of Tchaikovsky's diary entry for 12/24 March 1889 "At Massenet's" (see [N.S.] to his friend Quinzard (quoted in D. Irvine, Massenet: A Chronicle of His Life and Times (Portland, 1994), p. 157). (1993), p. 230), and Massenet's letter of 11 March 1888
- Auctioned on 26 October 2017 by Sotheby's, London.
- See https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/music-manuscripts-private-collection-l17413/lot.136.html