Letter 5021

Date 28 August/9 September 1893
Addressed to Hugo Bock
Where written Hamburg
Language French
Autograph Location unknown
Publication Berliner Börsen-Courier (5 February 1927)
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVII (1981), p. 176
Tschaikowsky in Hamburg. Eine Dokumentation (2006), p. 217, p. 148 (German translation)

Text and Translation

Based upon the 1927 publication in the Berliner Börsen-Courier, which may contain differences in formatting and content from Tchaikovsky's original letter.

French text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
9 Septembre

Mon cher ami!

Je Vous recommande beaucoup un jeune compositeur Mr Foerster (de Prague). Il a beaucoup de talent et je crois, que Vous ne regretterez pas d'être devenu son éditeur.

P. Tschaikovsky

Ich umarme dich, mein lieber Freund.

9 September

My dear friend!

I highly recommend to you a young composer Mr Foerster (from Prague). He has a great deal of talent, and I think that you would not regret becoming his publisher.

P. Tchaikovsky

I embrace you, my dear friend.