Letter 3797

Date 16/28 February 1889?
Addressed to Félix Mackar
Where written Berlin
Language French
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 268)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XV-А (1976), p. 52

Text and Translation

French text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
28 Févr[ier 18]89

Mon cher ami!

Je te recommande M[ada]me Swiatlovsky-Miller, une de nos meilleures cantatrices. Je t'en prie, intéresse toi à cette excellente artiste et rends lui autant de services que tu pourra.

P. Tschaikowsky

28 February 1889

My dear friend!

I recommend to you Madame Svyatovsky-Müller, one of our best singers. I urge you to take in interest in this excellent artist, and render every service that you can for her.[1].

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. On 12/24 February 1889, Tchaikovsky met the singer Aleksandra Svyatlovskaya in Berlin, a former student at the Moscow Conservatory. The composer wrote letters of recommendation which the singer apparently did not use (see also Letter 3796 and Letter 3798 of the same date).