Letter 4353

Date 15/27 March 1891
Addressed to Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich
Where written Paris
Language French
Autograph Location Saint Petersburg (Russia): Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Pushkin House), Manuscript Department (ф. 137, No. 78/28)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-А (1976), p. 75

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English translation
By Brett Langston
27 Mars, [18]91
Paris

Monseigneur!

Permettez[-]moi de recommander chaudement à la bienveillante attention de Votre Altesse Impériale mon ami Edouard Colonne qui se rend à S[ain]t-Petersbourg pour y conduire l'orchestre à trois grands concerts. Mon ami sera heureux de Vous connaitre et de jouir de Votre haute protection.

Je suis de Votre Altesse le dévoué serviteur.

P. Tschaikowsky

27 March, 1891
Paris

Monseigneur!

Allow me to warmly recommend for Your Imperial Highness's kind attention my friend Edouard Colonne, who comes to Saint Petersburg in order to conduct the orchestra in three grand concerts. My friend will be pleased to know you and to enjoy your highest patronage.

I am Your Highness's devoted servant,

P. Tchaikovsky