Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Sie gestatten, daß ich Ihnen einen Schüler von mir, H. Hans Weisse , cand. phil., Sohn des Direktors des “Deutschen Volkstheaters” H. Ad. Weisse , der Ihr Schüler werden will, auf’s allerbeste hiermit empfehle.


Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung
Ihr ergebener
[signed:] Dr H Schenker

21. 4. 1914
III., Reisnerstr. 38

© Transcription Kevin Karnes, 2008



Dear Professor, 1

Allow me to give you the highest recommendation on behalf of a student of mine who wants to study with you: Mr. Hans Weisse, cand. phil., son of Mr. Adolf Weisse, Director of the German Volkstheater.


With kind regards,
Yours truly,
[signed:] Dr. H. Schenker

April 21, 1914
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

© Translation Kevin Karnes, 2008



Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Sie gestatten, daß ich Ihnen einen Schüler von mir, H. Hans Weisse , cand. phil., Sohn des Direktors des “Deutschen Volkstheaters” H. Ad. Weisse , der Ihr Schüler werden will, auf’s allerbeste hiermit empfehle.


Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung
Ihr ergebener
[signed:] Dr H Schenker

21. 4. 1914
III., Reisnerstr. 38

© Transcription Kevin Karnes, 2008



Dear Professor, 1

Allow me to give you the highest recommendation on behalf of a student of mine who wants to study with you: Mr. Hans Weisse, cand. phil., son of Mr. Adolf Weisse, Director of the German Volkstheater.


With kind regards,
Yours truly,
[signed:] Dr. H. Schenker

April 21, 1914
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

© Translation Kevin Karnes, 2008

Footnotes

1 Writing of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 1/14, p. 556, April 21, 1914: "Brief an Prof. Guido Adler mit Empfehlung von Hans Weisse." ("Letter to Prof. Guido Adler with recommendation for Hans Weisse."). It follows from a conversation that Weisse had with Schenker on March 23, in which he asked about the "music doctorate" (OJ 1/14, p. 543).

Commentary

Format
1p letter, holograph salutations, message and signature
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 Heinrich Schenker; deemed to be in the public domain
License
All possible efforts have been made to identify and locate direct descendants of Heinrich Schenker. This document is deemed to be in the public domain. Permission to publish was granted by the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library on November 3, 2008. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, at schenkercorrespondence (at) mus (dot) cam (dot) uk

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