[The contents of this envelope are not known to survive, but for a summary see footnote 1]
{recto}

Feldpostbrief

An Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
in Wien III
Reisnerstrasse 18 [sic]
Oesterreich

[postmark:] || CHARLOTTENBURG | 1. 3. 16. 1-2N ||


{verso}

Absender Walter Dahms
Reserve-Lazarett
Technische Hochschule
b/ Charlottenburg
Berlinerstrasse 1

© Transcription John Koslovsky, 2012

[The contents of this envelope are not known to survive, but for a summary see footnote 1]
{recto}

Field Letter

To Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Reisnerstrasse 18 [sic],
Austria

[postmark:] || CHARLOTTENBURG | 1. 3. 16. 1-2N ||


{verso}

From: Walter Dahms,
Reserve Hospital,
Technical Highschool,
at Charlottenburg
Berlinerstrasse 1

© Translation John Koslovsky, 2012

[The contents of this envelope are not known to survive, but for a summary see footnote 1]
{recto}

Feldpostbrief

An Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
in Wien III
Reisnerstrasse 18 [sic]
Oesterreich

[postmark:] || CHARLOTTENBURG | 1. 3. 16. 1-2N ||


{verso}

Absender Walter Dahms
Reserve-Lazarett
Technische Hochschule
b/ Charlottenburg
Berlinerstrasse 1

© Transcription John Koslovsky, 2012

[The contents of this envelope are not known to survive, but for a summary see footnote 1]
{recto}

Field Letter

To Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Reisnerstrasse 18 [sic],
Austria

[postmark:] || CHARLOTTENBURG | 1. 3. 16. 1-2N ||


{verso}

From: Walter Dahms,
Reserve Hospital,
Technical Highschool,
at Charlottenburg
Berlinerstrasse 1

© Translation John Koslovsky, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 2/1, p. 153, March 5, 1916: "Von Dahms (Br.): jammert über jeglichen Mangel an Idealismus in Deutschland u. über das schwere Verkennen des Meisterbegriffes." ("From Dahms (letter): moans about every lack of idealism in Germany, and about the grievous underestimation of the concept of mastery.").

Commentary

Format
printed field letter envelope, holograph recipient address recto, holograph sender address verso (no contents)
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: 2012-09-26
Last updated: 2012-09-26