Sofiya Jurgenson

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Sofiya Jurgenson
(1840–1911)

Teacher, and the wife of Tchaikovsky's publisher Pyotr Jurgenson (b. 1840; d. 1911), born Sofiya Ivanovna Sots (София Ивановна Соц); known after her marriage as Sofiya Ivanovna Yurgenson (София Ивановна Юргенсон).

Sofiya assisted her husband in managing his publishing house, and corresponded frequently with Tchaikovsky with regard to the publication of his works, as well as family matters.

Tchaikovsky's Works Dedicated to Sofiya Jurgenson

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

15 letters from Tchaikovsky to Sofia Jurgenson have survived, dating from 1879 to 1893, of which those highlighted in bold are available in English translations on this site:

17 letters from Sofiya Jurgenson to the composer, dating from 1879 to 1887, are preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive.