{recto}
[all in a decorated rule-frame]
Postkarte

Absender: HOFRAT LUDWIG KARPATH
WIEN IV.,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE Nr. 16
TELEPHON: U-49-0-61

[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 WIEN 50 | 24.XII.32.-8 | * 4e * ||

{verso}
Wien, 23/XII 1932

L. F. 1

Alles recht schön und frohe Weihnachten! Wo aber bleibt der Brief Furtwänglers, der die Basis der Aktion ist?


Herzlichste Grüße,
auch Ihrer l[ieben] Frau
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

{recto}
[all in a decorated rule-frame]
Postcard

From: COURT COUNSELOR LUDWIG KARPATH
VIENNA IV,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE 16
TELEPHONE: U-49-0-61

[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 VIENNA 50 | 24.XII.32.-8 | * 4e * ||

{verso}
Vienna, December 23, 1932

Dear Friend, 1

That's all very well ‒ and a happy Christmas! But where on earth is Furtwängler's letter, which is the basis of our campaign?


Most cordial greetings,
and to your dear wife
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

{recto}
[all in a decorated rule-frame]
Postkarte

Absender: HOFRAT LUDWIG KARPATH
WIEN IV.,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE Nr. 16
TELEPHON: U-49-0-61

[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 WIEN 50 | 24.XII.32.-8 | * 4e * ||

{verso}
Wien, 23/XII 1932

L. F. 1

Alles recht schön und frohe Weihnachten! Wo aber bleibt der Brief Furtwänglers, der die Basis der Aktion ist?


Herzlichste Grüße,
auch Ihrer l[ieben] Frau
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

{recto}
[all in a decorated rule-frame]
Postcard

From: COURT COUNSELOR LUDWIG KARPATH
VIENNA IV,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE 16
TELEPHONE: U-49-0-61

[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 VIENNA 50 | 24.XII.32.-8 | * 4e * ||

{verso}
Vienna, December 23, 1932

Dear Friend, 1

That's all very well ‒ and a happy Christmas! But where on earth is Furtwängler's letter, which is the basis of our campaign?


Most cordial greetings,
and to your dear wife
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded at OJ 4/6, p. 3799, December 24, 1932: "Von Karpath (K.): dankt; wo bleibt Furtwänglers Brief?" ("From Karpath (postcard): he thanks me; where is Furtwängler's letter?").

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, stamped sender and holograph recipient addresses recto; holograph salutation, message, and valediction, verso
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1955)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1955-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Ludwig Karpath
License
Permission to publish being sought. 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: 2016-06-17
Last updated: 2010-03-18