Letter 5065e

Date 2/14 March [year unknown]
Addressed to [unidentified male] [1]
Where written Moscow
Language German
Autograph Location unknown [2]
Publication Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen, Heft 8 (2001), p. 3, p. 4 (facsimile)

Text and Translation

German text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Moskau
2/14 März

Sehr geehrter Herr!

Danke für Ihre freundliche Zeilen. Ich bin ganz gesund. Werde mit Vergnügen Ihre Compositionen durchsetzen! Einen herzictlichsten Gruss an Freund H[errn] C. Ondriček!

Ihr ergebenster,

P. Cajkovskij

Moscow
2/14 March

Most respected Sir!

Thank you for your friendly lines. I am very well. It will be a pleasure to promote your compositions! Warmest greetings to my friend Mr C. Ondriček!

Your most devoted,

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. In Tchaikovsky Research Bulletin No. 1 (February 2011), p. 27-28, the addressee is conjecturally identified as Josef Bohuslav Foerster.
  2. The autograph was auctioned on 26 May 2000 by Sotheby's, London. See Printed and Manuscript Music. Sotheby's London. 26 May 2000, p. 138 (facsimile), p. 139 (description).