Letter 4358

Date 25 March/6 April 1891 [1]
Addressed to Eduard Nápravník
Where written Paris
Language Russian
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 3368) [2]
Publication Переписка Е. Ф. Направника с П. И. Чайковским (1959), p. 178 ("6 April")
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-А (1976), p. 79
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Text and Translation

Russian text
(original)
English translation
By Luis Sundkvist
Париж
6 апр[еля]

Дорогой Эдуард Францевич!

Рекомендую тебе подательницу сего письма А. М. Маркову. Она желает посвятить себя артистической карьере. Не откажи ей в своём покровительстве и внимании.

Обнимаю тебя!

П. Чайковский

Paris
6 April

I recommend to you the bearer of this letter, A. M. Markova [3]. She wishes to dedicate herself to an artistic career. Do not refuse her your patronage and attention.

I embrace you!

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. On the autograph letter the year "91" is written in pencil by an unidentified hand.
  2. Acquired by the Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve in 2015. See Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen, Heft 22 (2015), p. 171.
  3. Aleksandra Mikhaylovna Markova (1865–1924), a operatic soprano who went on to become an artist at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow from 1892 to 1912.