{recto}
Postkarte

Absender: Dr Hans Weisse
Wien VI. Linke Wienzeile 36.

An Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III.
Gerlg Keilgasse 8.
[postmark:] || 3/2 WIEN [??] | 2. XII. 21 | * R * ||
{verso}

Lieber Meister! 1

Nach Empfang Ihrer Karte 2 habe sofort die Partitur in der U. E. wieder abgegeben. Violin habe bereits geschrieben.


Viel Liebes Ihnen Beiden
von Hertha und Ihrem
getreuen
[signed:] Hans

1./XII 21.

Die Erhöhung auf 1000 K habe ich durchgeführt, trotz manscher Sträubens und Weinens.

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postcard

From: Dr. Hans Weisse,
Vienna VI, Linke Wienzeile 36

To: Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Gerlg Keilgasse 8
[postmark:] || 3/2 VIENNA [??] | 2. XII. 21 | * R * ||
{verso}

Dear Master, 1

As soon as I received your card, 2 I returned the score to UE. I have just written to Violin.


Many good wishes to you both
from Hertha and your
faithful
[signed:] Hans

December 1, 1921

I have raised my fees to 1,000 Kronen, in spite of much protest and many tears.

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postkarte

Absender: Dr Hans Weisse
Wien VI. Linke Wienzeile 36.

An Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III.
Gerlg Keilgasse 8.
[postmark:] || 3/2 WIEN [??] | 2. XII. 21 | * R * ||
{verso}

Lieber Meister! 1

Nach Empfang Ihrer Karte 2 habe sofort die Partitur in der U. E. wieder abgegeben. Violin habe bereits geschrieben.


Viel Liebes Ihnen Beiden
von Hertha und Ihrem
getreuen
[signed:] Hans

1./XII 21.

Die Erhöhung auf 1000 K habe ich durchgeführt, trotz manscher Sträubens und Weinens.

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postcard

From: Dr. Hans Weisse,
Vienna VI, Linke Wienzeile 36

To: Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Gerlg Keilgasse 8
[postmark:] || 3/2 VIENNA [??] | 2. XII. 21 | * R * ||
{verso}

Dear Master, 1

As soon as I received your card, 2 I returned the score to UE. I have just written to Violin.


Many good wishes to you both
from Hertha and your
faithful
[signed:] Hans

December 1, 1921

I have raised my fees to 1,000 Kronen, in spite of much protest and many tears.

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 3/3, p. 2404, December 2, 1921: "Von Weisse (K.): Partitur abgegeben." ("From Weisse (postcard): score returned."). The "R" in the postmark indicates that the postcard was sent by pneumatic post (Rohrpost).

2 Writing of this postcard, which is not known to survive, appears not to be recorded in Schenker's diary.

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, 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 Hans Weisse, reproduced with kind permission
License
Permission to publish granted on March 10, 2008 by the heirs of Hans Weisse. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence[at]mus(dot)cam(dot)ac(dot)uk

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Last updated: 2011-10-24