{recto}
Herrn Dr. H. Schenker
Keilgasse 8
Wien III.
Autriche
[postmark:] || PARIS 120 | 23 | FEVR | 1830 | BD ST GERMAIN 195 ||

[postmark:] SAUVEZ LES ELITES | AIDEZ LA "CITE | UNIVERSITAIRE"


Verehrtester Meister! 1

So erhielt ich nun doch das Jahrbuch III wofür ich Ihnen herzlichst danke. Ich werde gleich mit der Lektür beginnen und Ihnen schreiben.

{verso} [Picture of the Ile de la Cité from the west, with the Pont neuf, Notre Dame, and Conciergerie]
[caption (on recto): "LES JOLIS COINS DE PARIS | Picturesque corners of Paris | 96. - Ile de la Cité"]

Viele herzliche Grüsse
allerseits
immer Ihr ergebener
[signed:] Walter Dahms
18, rue Las Cases

© Transcription John Koslovsky, 2012

{recto}
Dr. H. Schenker,
Keilgasse 8,
Vienna III,
Austria
[postmark:] || PARIS 120 | 23 | FEBR | 1830 | BD ST GERMAIN 195 ||

[postmark:] SAVE THE ELITES | HELP THE "CITE | UNIVERSITAIRE"


Most revered Master, 1

I have received Yearbook III , for which I am extremely thankful. I will start reading it right away and will write to you.

{verso} [Picture of the Ile de la Cité from the west, with the Pont neuf, Notre Dame, and Conciergerie]
[caption (on recto): "LES JOLIS COINS DE PARIS | Picturesque corners of Paris | 96. - Ile de la Cité"]

Most cordial greetings
from all of us,
ever your devoted
[signed:] Walter Dahms
18, rue Las Cases

© Translation John Koslovsky, 2012

{recto}
Herrn Dr. H. Schenker
Keilgasse 8
Wien III.
Autriche
[postmark:] || PARIS 120 | 23 | FEVR | 1830 | BD ST GERMAIN 195 ||

[postmark:] SAUVEZ LES ELITES | AIDEZ LA "CITE | UNIVERSITAIRE"


Verehrtester Meister! 1

So erhielt ich nun doch das Jahrbuch III wofür ich Ihnen herzlichst danke. Ich werde gleich mit der Lektür beginnen und Ihnen schreiben.

{verso} [Picture of the Ile de la Cité from the west, with the Pont neuf, Notre Dame, and Conciergerie]
[caption (on recto): "LES JOLIS COINS DE PARIS | Picturesque corners of Paris | 96. - Ile de la Cité"]

Viele herzliche Grüsse
allerseits
immer Ihr ergebener
[signed:] Walter Dahms
18, rue Las Cases

© Transcription John Koslovsky, 2012

{recto}
Dr. H. Schenker,
Keilgasse 8,
Vienna III,
Austria
[postmark:] || PARIS 120 | 23 | FEBR | 1830 | BD ST GERMAIN 195 ||

[postmark:] SAVE THE ELITES | HELP THE "CITE | UNIVERSITAIRE"


Most revered Master, 1

I have received Yearbook III , for which I am extremely thankful. I will start reading it right away and will write to you.

{verso} [Picture of the Ile de la Cité from the west, with the Pont neuf, Notre Dame, and Conciergerie]
[caption (on recto): "LES JOLIS COINS DE PARIS | Picturesque corners of Paris | 96. - Ile de la Cité"]

Most cordial greetings
from all of us,
ever your devoted
[signed:] Walter Dahms
18, rue Las Cases

© Translation John Koslovsky, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 4/4, p. 3584, February 25, 1928: "Von Dahms (Ansichstk.): bestätigt den Empfang des Buches, werde mir schreiben." ("From Dahms (picture postcard): he confirms receipt of the book, will write to me.").

Commentary

Format
printed picture postcard, holograph addresses, message, and signature recto, picture of Ile de la Cité, Paris verso
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)-- Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1955)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1955-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Walter Dahms, published here with kind permission.
License
Permission to publish granted by principal heir, Dahms's grand daughter, Cristina Texeio Coelho, August 12, 2009. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk.

Digital version created: 2012-04-10
Last updated: 2012-04-10