Mont. 27.

Bei Frau Dr Bum mit Floriz, wegen des Konzertprogrammes. Obstlose Zeit!

Abends Kontroverse mit Dr Ritt: wegen der Adresse. 1

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2017

Monday, [May] 27

At Mrs Bum's place with Floriz about the concert program. — Fruitless time!

In the evening, dispute with Dr. Ritt regarding the open letter. 1

© Translation Ian Bent, 2017

Mont. 27.

Bei Frau Dr Bum mit Floriz, wegen des Konzertprogrammes. Obstlose Zeit!

Abends Kontroverse mit Dr Ritt: wegen der Adresse. 1

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2017

Monday, [May] 27

At Mrs Bum's place with Floriz about the concert program. — Fruitless time!

In the evening, dispute with Dr. Ritt regarding the open letter. 1

© Translation Ian Bent, 2017

Footnotes

1 i.e. the open letter to Gustav Mahler, signed by 70 people, including Arnold Schoenberg, Julius Epstein, Anton Door, and prominent figures in literature, the theater, and the visual arts. A report appeared in the Neue Freie Presse, morning edition, No. 15357, Saturday May 25, 1907, p. 10, col. 2. An English translation of the document itself is given in Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler, vol. III (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 646‒47.