Russian pianist, (b. 1853; d. 1942), born Adelina Eduardovna Gippius (Аделина Эдуардовна Гиппиус), known outside Russian as Adele Hippius.
After graduating from Anton Rubinstein's classes at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory during the 1870s, Adele went on to become a music teacher and concert pianist.
Correspondence with Tchaikovsky
One letter from Tchaikovsky to Adele Hippius has survived, dating from 1877, and has been translated into English on this website:
- Letter 567a – 23 May/4 June 1877, from Moscow
One letter from Adele Hippius to the composer, also dating from 1877, has survived.