Letter 4739a

Tchaikovsky Research
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Date 23 July/4 August 1892
Addressed to Louis Gallet
Where written Klin
Language French
Autograph Location unknown [1]
Publication Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen (2010), p. 14 (incomplete; English translation only)
Tchaikovsky Research Bulletin No. 1 (February 2011), p. 36 (with English translation)
Чайковский. Новые материалы к творческой биографии (2013), p. 335 (with Russian translation)
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Reproduced by kind permission of R.R. Auction, Amherst, New Hampshire

Text and Translation

French text
English translation
By Luis Sundkvist
23 Juillet/4 Août 1892

Cher et tres respecté Monsieur!

Voulez Vous avoir l'extrème obligeance de Vous remettre à la versification de La Courtisane) dont j'attendrai avec impatience les actes 2me et 3me! Je Vous adresse d'avance mes remerciments les plus chaleureux.

Votre bien dévoué,

P. Tchaikovsky

23 July/4 August 1892

Dear and most respected Sir!

Would you be so extremely obliging as to resume the versification of La Courtisane, of which I shall be impatiently awaiting the 2nd and 3rd acts! I send you in advance my most fervent thanks.

Your most devoted,

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. The autograph was advertised in June 2006 by R.R. Auction, Amherst (New Hampshire).