Letter 3402

Date 15/27 November 1887
Addressed to Vladimir Shilovsky
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian National Museum of Music (Ф. 88, No. 183)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XIII (1971), p. 190 ("1885", as No. 2808) [1]
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XIV (1974), p. 257

Text and Translation

Russian text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Я очень обижен, что ты на меня плюёшь! Мы обедаем в «Эрмитаже» и рады будем тебя видеть.
П. Чайковский

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.
P. Tchaikovsky

15 November 1885

Notes and References

  1. 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 [1], we have included it amongst the composer's letters for 1887.