Item AB/669 - Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Anna Brodsky

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GB GB1179 AB-AB/669


Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Anna Brodsky


  • 1888 (Creation)

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1 item, 2 folios

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Tchaikovsky has written to Brodsky at the Conservatoire, from Paris, Vienna and Tiflis without receiving a reply. He now writes to Anna and is distressed that their interchange has been broken. Tchaikovsky wants to know what they are doing; if Olga Lvovna is still with them; if Adolph has grown thin or fat. Tchaikovsky spent spring in the Caucasus and remained almost all summer in the country and worked. He has finished a symphony and a symphonic poem. Soon he must leave his country solitude. His concert in Petersburg will be on November 5th and then he goes to Prague for the production of Eugene Onegin. He will visit Leipzig as he badly wants to see the Brodskys. They have given him tremendous moral support when he has been overwhelmed with raging melancholy. He has accidentally found their address. He begs for a reply and sends very warm greetings. Dated 8 Oct 1888.

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