Letter 3824b

Date 20 March/1 April 1889
Addressed to [unidentified male] [1]
Where written Paris
Language French
Autograph Location unknown [2]
Publication Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen (2001), p. 8 (extract)

Text and Translation

This incomplete text is based on the extract published in Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen (2001), which may contain differences in formatting and content from Tchaikovsky's original letter.

French text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Mon cher ami! Faites moi, je vous prie, le plaisir de venir dîner avec moi et des amis communs Mercredi, après demain à 7 Heures chez Maire [...] My dear friend! I kindly ask you to give me the pleasure of coming to have dinner with me and some mutual friends at Maire's on Wednesday, the day after tomorrow, at 7 o'clock [...]

Notes and References

  1. Thomas Kohlhase, in his commentary to the partial publication of this letter, suggests that the addressee could be Gabriel Fauré. See Ein Bisher unbekannter Brief Čajkovskijs (Anfang der 1890er Jahre?) (2001).
  2. The autograph was auctioned after 1945 by J. A. Stargardt, Marburg.