Letter from Artur Schnabel

February 1, 1943


February 1st, 1943

Dear Piatigorsky,

The New Friends of Music in New York
shall devote their next season exclusively
to Beethoven works. They asked me to parti-
cipate. I refused to play Sonatas, solo or
ensemble, but expressed my willingness to
perform in three recitals the beautiful
trios – under the condition that you and Huberman
would do it with me. Let me, please, know
as quickly as possible, whether you are

With heartiest greetings

Yours –
Artur Schnabel