Letter 3827a

Tchaikovsky Research
Date 23 March/4 April 1889
Addressed to Léonce Détroyat
Where written Paris
Language French
Autograph Location unknown [1]
Publication Tchaikovsky Research Bulletin No. 2 (April 2011), p. 37 (with English translation)
Чайковский. Новые материалы к творческой биографии (2013), p. 375 (with Russian translation)

Text and Translation

French text
English translation
By Luis Sundkvist
4 Avril [18]89

Cher M[onsieu]r Détroyat!

Je serai exact au rendez-Vous.

A demain!

P. Tschaïkovsky

4 April 1889

Dear Monsieur Détroyat!

I shall come punctually to our rendezvous.

Until tomorrow!

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. The autograph was auctioned in 1992 in Paris in 1992 — see Vente à Paris – Drouot-Richelieu. Mercredi 8 avril 1992, salle no. 7 (Paris, 1992), lot no. 132. A photocopy of the original letter was kindly provided to us by Thierry Bodin, the manuscript expert consulted when the letter was auctioned.