Letter 4389a

Date 2/14 June 1891
Addressed to Francesco Berger
Where written Maydanovo
Language German
Autograph Location unknown [1]
Publication Monthly Musical Record' Vol. 55, No. 653 (1 May 1925), p. 137 (facsimile and English translation)
Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen, Heft 14 (2007), p. 11 (abridged)
Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen, Heft 20 (2013), p. 87

Text and Translation

German text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
2/14 Juni 1891
Kline, bei Moskau

Geehrter Herr Berger!

Erst jetzt kann ich Ihren Wunsch erfüllen und schicke Ihnen meine Photographie. Bitte aber thuen Sie dasselbe für mich. Auf Wiedersehen, lieber, guter Herr Berger!

Ergebenster,

P. Tschaïkovsky

Grüssen Sie Frau Berger!

2/14 June 1891
Klin, near Moscow

Respected Herr Berger!

Only now can I fulfil your wish and send you my photograph. However, please do the same for me. Until we meet, dear, good Herr Berger!

Most devoted,

P. Tchaikovsky

Greetings to Frau Berger!

Notes and References

  1. Auctioned by J. A. Stargardt in Marburg in April 1987.