{recto}
[all in deckled frame:]
[small picture, captioned: Tragöß, Grüner See - Steiermark]
[written sideways:]
Haas
Wien VIII. Loidoldg. 1

[written upright:]
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8/12

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 128 | 5.XII.30.1110 | * R * ||
[postmark:] [sticker:] || Durch Eilboten | Exprès ||

{verso}
5. 12. 30

Sehr verehrter Herr Professor! 1

Ein plötzlicher unvorhergesehener Zwischenfall macht es mir leider unmöglich, heute zu Ihnen zu können, was ich lebhaft bedaure. Hoffentlich auf baldiges Wiedersehen.


Ihr sehr ergebener
[signed:] Robert Haas

© Transcription Ian Bent & Marko Deisinger, 2012

{recto}
[all in deckled frame:]
[small picture, captioned: Tragöß, Grüner See - Styria]
[written sideways:]
Haas,
Vienna VIII, Loidoldgasse 1

[written upright:]
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8/12

[postmark:] || 3 VIENNA 128 | 5.XII.30.1110 | * R * ||
[postmark:] [sticker:] || Express delivery | Exprès ||

{verso}
December 5, 1930

Highly revered Professor, 1

Unfortunately, a sudden unforeseen incident renders it impossible for me to come to you this evening, which I acutely regret. I hope to see you again soon.


Yours very truly,
[signed:] Robert Haas

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[all in deckled frame:]
[small picture, captioned: Tragöß, Grüner See - Steiermark]
[written sideways:]
Haas
Wien VIII. Loidoldg. 1

[written upright:]
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8/12

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 128 | 5.XII.30.1110 | * R * ||
[postmark:] [sticker:] || Durch Eilboten | Exprès ||

{verso}
5. 12. 30

Sehr verehrter Herr Professor! 1

Ein plötzlicher unvorhergesehener Zwischenfall macht es mir leider unmöglich, heute zu Ihnen zu können, was ich lebhaft bedaure. Hoffentlich auf baldiges Wiedersehen.


Ihr sehr ergebener
[signed:] Robert Haas

© Transcription Ian Bent & Marko Deisinger, 2012

{recto}
[all in deckled frame:]
[small picture, captioned: Tragöß, Grüner See - Styria]
[written sideways:]
Haas,
Vienna VIII, Loidoldgasse 1

[written upright:]
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8/12

[postmark:] || 3 VIENNA 128 | 5.XII.30.1110 | * R * ||
[postmark:] [sticker:] || Express delivery | Exprès ||

{verso}
December 5, 1930

Highly revered Professor, 1

Unfortunately, a sudden unforeseen incident renders it impossible for me to come to you this evening, which I acutely regret. I hope to see you again soon.


Yours very truly,
[signed:] Robert Haas

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 4/4, p. 3552, December 5, 1930: "Von Haas (K. express): Absage für Abend." (From Haas (express postcard): cancels for evening."). Cancelation was for Weisse's lecture that evening.

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, small picture, holograph addresses recto, holograph message and signature verso
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1945)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1945-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Robert Haas
License
Being sought for. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk

Digital version created: 2012-10-24
Last updated: 2012-10-24