|Date||15/27 November 1887|
|Addressed to||Vladimir Shilovsky|
|Autograph Location||Moscow (Russia): Russian National Museum of Music (Ф. 88, No. 183)|
|Publication|| (1971), p. 190 ("1885", as No. 2808) |
(1974), p. 257
Text and Translation
By Brett Langston
|Я очень обижен, что ты на меня плюёшь! Мы обедаем в «Эрмитаже» и рады будем тебя видеть.
15 но[ября] 1885
|I'm very offended that you would spit on me! We're dining at the "Hermitage" and will be glad to see you there.
15 November 1885
Notes and References
- This letter was published twice in the Soviet complete edition of Tchaikovsky's writings, dated both to 15/27 November 1885 (as Letter 2808) and to 15/27 November 1887 (as Letter 3402). Based on the autograph of the letter in Russian National Museum of Music , we have included it amongst the composer's letters for 1887.