Louis de Fourcaud
French journalist, art critic, collector, and educator (b. 6 November 1851 in Beaumarches; d. 19 October 1914 in Beaumarches), born Louis de Boussès Fourcaud.
In 1884 he commissioned the piano piece Impromptu-Caprice from Tchaikovsky.
Correspondence with Tchaikovsky
2 letters from Tchaikovsky to Louis de Fourcaud have survived, dating from 1884, both of which have been translated into English on this website:
- Letter 2550a – 18/30 September 1884, from Pleshcheyevo
- Letter 2567 – 12/24 October 1884, from Saint Petersburg
2 letters from Fourcaud to Tchaikovsky, both dating from 1884, are preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive.