{recto}
[Absender: ] Dr H Schenker
III., Reisnerstr. 38 ["45" written over sender address in unknown hand]

[An: ] H Oswald Jonas
III, Untere Weißgärberstr. 37
[postmark:] || [WIEN] 49 | [illeg] XIII. 9 | [illeg] ||
{verso}

Lieber Herr Jonas!

Also 1 am Mittwoch 10-11 h. erwarte ich Sie zur ersten Stunde. Sie klammern "Vormittag" ein, woraus ich schließe, daß Sie auf Vm. Wert legen. Dies geschieht also. Auf Wiedersehen am 1. X.


Ihr
[signed:] H Schenker 27. 9. 1919.

© Transcription John Rothgeb, 2006

{recto}
[From: ]Dr. H. Schenker,
[Vienna] III., Reisnerstraße 38 ["45" written over sender address in unknown hand]

[To: ] Mr. Oswald Jonas,
[Vienna] III, Untere Weißgärberstraße 37
[postmark:] || [VIENNA] 49 | [illeg] XIII. 9 | [illeg] ||
{verso}

Dear Mr. Jonas,

Then 1 I will expect you Wednesday from 10 to 11 for the first lesson. You enclose "morning" in brackets, from which I infer that morning is important to you. So be it then. Until we meet on October 1.


Yours,
[signed:] H. Schenker September 27, 1919

© Translation John Rothgeb, 2006

{recto}
[Absender: ] Dr H Schenker
III., Reisnerstr. 38 ["45" written over sender address in unknown hand]

[An: ] H Oswald Jonas
III, Untere Weißgärberstr. 37
[postmark:] || [WIEN] 49 | [illeg] XIII. 9 | [illeg] ||
{verso}

Lieber Herr Jonas!

Also 1 am Mittwoch 10-11 h. erwarte ich Sie zur ersten Stunde. Sie klammern "Vormittag" ein, woraus ich schließe, daß Sie auf Vm. Wert legen. Dies geschieht also. Auf Wiedersehen am 1. X.


Ihr
[signed:] H Schenker 27. 9. 1919.

© Transcription John Rothgeb, 2006

{recto}
[From: ]Dr. H. Schenker,
[Vienna] III., Reisnerstraße 38 ["45" written over sender address in unknown hand]

[To: ] Mr. Oswald Jonas,
[Vienna] III, Untere Weißgärberstraße 37
[postmark:] || [VIENNA] 49 | [illeg] XIII. 9 | [illeg] ||
{verso}

Dear Mr. Jonas,

Then 1 I will expect you Wednesday from 10 to 11 for the first lesson. You enclose "morning" in brackets, from which I infer that morning is important to you. So be it then. Until we meet on October 1.


Yours,
[signed:] H. Schenker September 27, 1919

© Translation John Rothgeb, 2006

Footnotes

1 Writing of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 2/14, p. 2152: "An Jonas (espresß-K.): bitte ihn für Mittwoch zur 1. Stunde." ("To Jonas (express postcard): I ask him to come on Wednesday for his first lesson.").

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, holograph addresses recto, holograph message and signature verso
Provenance
Oswald Jonas (document date-1978)—Special Collections, University of California, Riverside (1978-)
Rights Holder
In the public domain
License
This document is deemed to be in the public domain as of January 1, 2006. All reasonable efforts have been made to identify heirs of Heinrich Schenker. Any claim to intellectual rights should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk.

Digital version created: 2006-03-24
Last updated: 2010-06-14