{recto}
Drucksache

[An: ] Herrn Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schenker 1
Wien III
Reisnerstr. 38
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || BERLIN W | 26. 4. 22 9-10 V | * 9 S ||

{verso}
Berlin-Friedenau, Sponholzstr. 53/54 im April 1922

Zur Vollendung meines 60. Lebensjahres habe ich so viele Beweise von Anhänglichkeit und freundschaftlicher Gesinnung erhalten, daß ich hiermit nur kurz herzlichst 2 danken kann.


[signed:] Prof. Dr. Wilh. Altmann

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Printed matter

[To: ] Prof. Heinrich Schenker 1
Vienna III
Reisnerstraße 38
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || BERLIN W | 26. 4. 22 9-10 V | * 9 S ||

{verso}
Berlin-Friedenau, Sponholzstraße 53/54, April 1922

I have received so many tokens of loyalty and friendly feeling on the occasion of my sixtieth birthday that I can only briefly hereby send heartfelt 2 thanks.


[signed:] Prof. Wilhelm Altmann

© Translation Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Drucksache

[An: ] Herrn Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schenker 1
Wien III
Reisnerstr. 38
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || BERLIN W | 26. 4. 22 9-10 V | * 9 S ||

{verso}
Berlin-Friedenau, Sponholzstr. 53/54 im April 1922

Zur Vollendung meines 60. Lebensjahres habe ich so viele Beweise von Anhänglichkeit und freundschaftlicher Gesinnung erhalten, daß ich hiermit nur kurz herzlichst 2 danken kann.


[signed:] Prof. Dr. Wilh. Altmann

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Printed matter

[To: ] Prof. Heinrich Schenker 1
Vienna III
Reisnerstraße 38
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || BERLIN W | 26. 4. 22 9-10 V | * 9 S ||

{verso}
Berlin-Friedenau, Sponholzstraße 53/54, April 1922

I have received so many tokens of loyalty and friendly feeling on the occasion of my sixtieth birthday that I can only briefly hereby send heartfelt 2 thanks.


[signed:] Prof. Wilhelm Altmann

© Translation Nicholas Marston, 2014

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard appears not to be recorded in Schenker's diary. Schenker's writing to Altmann, which is not known to survive, is recorded at OJ 3/3, p. 2426, April 19, 1922: "An Prof. Altmann (Br.): Glückwünsche zum 60. Geburtstag." ("To Professor Altmann (letter): congratulations on 60th birthday.").

2 "herzlichst" ("heartfelt") in smaller font than remainder of message.

Commentary

Rights Holder
Representatives of the Prussian State Library, permission sought
License
Permission to publish being sought from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Format
Printed postcard, postmark and handwritten recipient's address recto; printed message and signature
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

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Last updated: 2012-09-26