Letter 3857

Date 13/25 May 1889
Addressed to Aleksandr Ziloti
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 3055)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XV-А (1976), p. 113

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Милый Саша!

Если возможно, исполни желание Сергея Павловича Яковлева. Он желает, чтобы ты был инспектором в заведении, основанном покойным Н. Г. Рубинштейном.

Твой, П. Чайковский

Dear Sasha!

If possible, could you fulfil the desires of Sergey Pavlovich Yakovlev. He should like you to be the inspector of the institution founded by the late N. G. Rubinstein [1].

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Sergey Yakovlev was a director of the Russian Musical Society in Moscow, and he wanted to invite Ziloti to fill the position of conservatory inspector which had recently been vacated by Karl Albrecht.