Letter 3154

Date 22 January/3 February 1887
Addressed to Eduard Nápravník
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location unknown
Publication Чайковский. Воспоминания и письма (1924), p. 177
Переписка Е. Ф. Направника с П. И. Чайковским (1959), p. 146
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XIV (1974), p. 25
Notes Telegram. Typed copy in Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve

Text and Translation

Based on a typed copy in the Klin House-Museum Archive, which may contain differences in formatting and content from Tchaikovsky's original telegram.

Russian text
(original)
English translation
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Простите, дорогой друг, что поздно благодарю за дорогое внимание.
Чайковский

Forgive me, dear friend, for the lateness of my gratitude for your kind attention [1].
Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was replying to a congratulatory telegram from Eduard Nápravník dated 21 January/2 February 1887, in connection with the success of the premiere of the opera Cherevichki. See Чайковский. Воспоминания и письма (1924), p. 177, and Переписка Е. Ф. Направника с П. И. Чайковским (1959), p. 146.