[Envelope:]

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
III. Reissnerstraße [sic]. 38.

[Letter:]

Wien Mittwoch


Liebster Dr. Schenker!

Ich sehe heute zu meinem Entsetzen, daß Ihre „Rheingold“-Partitur noch immer bei mir ist. 1 Hier sende ich sie nun mit herzlichem Danke zurück. Verzeihen Sie freundlichst diese Verspätung Ihrem


herzlich ergebenen Freund
[signed:] Hans Liebstoeckl

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2006

[Envelope:]

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III. Reissnerstraße [sic]. 38.

[Letter:]

Vienna Wednesday


My very dear Dr. Schenker,

To my dismay, I see today that I still have your score of Rheingold in my possession. 1 I now return it herewith with grateful thanks. Please forgive this delay.


Your sincerely devoted friend,
[signed:] Hans Liebstoeckl

© Translation Ian Bent, 2007

[Envelope:]

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
III. Reissnerstraße [sic]. 38.

[Letter:]

Wien Mittwoch


Liebster Dr. Schenker!

Ich sehe heute zu meinem Entsetzen, daß Ihre „Rheingold“-Partitur noch immer bei mir ist. 1 Hier sende ich sie nun mit herzlichem Danke zurück. Verzeihen Sie freundlichst diese Verspätung Ihrem


herzlich ergebenen Freund
[signed:] Hans Liebstoeckl

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2006

[Envelope:]

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III. Reissnerstraße [sic]. 38.

[Letter:]

Vienna Wednesday


My very dear Dr. Schenker,

To my dismay, I see today that I still have your score of Rheingold in my possession. 1 I now return it herewith with grateful thanks. Please forgive this delay.


Your sincerely devoted friend,
[signed:] Hans Liebstoeckl

© Translation Ian Bent, 2007

Footnotes

1 Wagner, Das Rheingold; the score does not appear to survive in OJ or OC, and was not in the posthumous sale of Schenker's music books; the catalogue of the sale of his scores is not known to survive.

Commentary

Format
1p letter, holograph message and signature + envelope, holograph (no stamp of postmark)
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 Hans Liebstöckl, deemed to be in the public domain
License
All reasonable steps have been taken to locate the heirs of Hans Liebstöckl. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, at schenkercorrespondence (at) mus (dot) camc (dot) uk

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Last updated: 2012-09-26