Chapter 4, 23 November 1946


Chapter 4, 23 November 1946


Nadia Boulanger


Igor Stravinsky


23 November 1946


Bibliothèque Nationale De Paris



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Stravinsky to Boulanger
November 23, 1946
A[rthur] Sach[s] delivered your letter to us. What an honor! How to thank you. Today (Nov
23)—your telegram. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, impatient to know the details
of the performance and the public’s reception.
No longer possible to write you letters—only phrases, and again without first names, if possible
(like you [do]).
We are going on tour Dec. 3. Starting in Montreal. Returning Feb. 4.
With all my heart,
I Str.
[P.S.] All our most loyal thoughts to the Abbott [sic]. For you my very dear Nadia, Love Kisses
Stravinsky à Boulanger
23 novembre 1946
A. Sach nous a remis votre lettre. Quel honneur ! Comment vous remercier.
Aujourd’hui (23 nov)—votre cable. Merci, merci, merci, merci, d’impatience de savoir détails de
l’execution [sic] et accueil du public.
Plus possible d’écrire des lettres—seulement des phrases et encore sans prénoms, si possible
(comme vous)
Allons en tournés [sic] le 3 Dec. [sic] Commence par Montréal Dr. [sic] retour 4 février
De tout cœur,
I Str.
[P.-S.] À Mr. L’Abbé [Fortier] toutes nos pensées fidèles. À vous très chère Nadia, Love kisses



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