{recto}
Postkarte

Absender: Dr Hans Weisse
XIII. La Rochegasse 14.

Herrn Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III.
Keilgasse 8.
[postmark:] || [??] WIEN 33 | 23. X. 23 [??] | * [??] * ||
{verso}

Lieber Meister! 1

Vielen Dank für Ihre liebe Karte und Einladung[,] der wir mit größter Freude folge leisten werden. Freilich hätten wir Sie und Frau Lie-Lie gerne bei uns gesehen: doch dafür wird doch auch sicher einmal ein freier Tag von Ihnen gefunden werden


Mit den herzlichsten Grüßen von uns beiden
Ihr getreuer
[signed:] Hans.

23. Oktober 23.

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postcard

From: Dr. Hans Weisse,
[Vienna] XIII, La Rochegasse 14

Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8
[postmark:] || [??] VIENNA 33 | 23. X. 23 [??] | * [??] * ||
{verso}

Dear Master, 1

Many thanks for your lovely card and invitation, which we are able to accept with the greatest joy. Of course, we would have gladly had you and your wife Lie-Lie at our place: but for that we shall surely find a day on which you are free!


With the most cordial greetings from the two of us,
Your faithful
[signed:] Hans

October 23, 1923

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postkarte

Absender: Dr Hans Weisse
XIII. La Rochegasse 14.

Herrn Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III.
Keilgasse 8.
[postmark:] || [??] WIEN 33 | 23. X. 23 [??] | * [??] * ||
{verso}

Lieber Meister! 1

Vielen Dank für Ihre liebe Karte und Einladung[,] der wir mit größter Freude folge leisten werden. Freilich hätten wir Sie und Frau Lie-Lie gerne bei uns gesehen: doch dafür wird doch auch sicher einmal ein freier Tag von Ihnen gefunden werden


Mit den herzlichsten Grüßen von uns beiden
Ihr getreuer
[signed:] Hans.

23. Oktober 23.

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
Postcard

From: Dr. Hans Weisse,
[Vienna] XIII, La Rochegasse 14

Dr. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8
[postmark:] || [??] VIENNA 33 | 23. X. 23 [??] | * [??] * ||
{verso}

Dear Master, 1

Many thanks for your lovely card and invitation, which we are able to accept with the greatest joy. Of course, we would have gladly had you and your wife Lie-Lie at our place: but for that we shall surely find a day on which you are free!


With the most cordial greetings from the two of us,
Your faithful
[signed:] Hans

October 23, 1923

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 3/6, p. 2588, October 24, 1923: "Von Weisse (K.): werden Sonntag kommen." ("From Weisse (postcard): they will come on Sunday.").

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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