Lot 712: Tchaikovsky, Modest



2015-09-16 14:11:15

Lot 712: Tchaikovsky Modest: (1850-1916) Russian Dramatist And Opera Librettist, Younger Brother Of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, And His First Biographer. Rare A.L.S., Modest Tchaikovsky, One Page 8Vo, 13 M[Alaya] Morskaya [St. Petersburg], 17Th November 1893, To The Editor Of A Magazine, In Cyrillic. Tchaikovsky States 'The Entire Family Of Piotr Tchaikovsky Conveys Its Deep Gratitude To The Editor Of The Magazine Serer(?) For The Regard Shown In Sending Six Copies Of Number 45 Of The Aforesaid Magazine'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Ex . The Letter Is Written Only Eleven Days After The Composer'S Death. 13 Malaya Morskaya Is The Address Where Piotr Tchaikovsky Died On 6Th November 1893. The Day After This Letter Was Written, The Composer'S Friend, Conductor Eduard Napravnik (1839-1916), Led The Second Performance Of The Pathétic Symphony At A Memorial Concert In St. Petersburg. This Was Three Weeks To The Day After The Composer Had Led The Première In The Same Hall, Before Much The Same Audience. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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