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  • Creator: Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
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    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (R.M.S. Magdalena)]

    • Undated
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has not written to Metcalfe, but not because he was not thinking of her. He will arrive in Lisbon the following day. The 15-day trip has done him good physically, and he has been able to think slowly and undisturbed, as he has chosen not to...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Cracow]

    • 1914-02-15
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is very emotional, very tired and at times even ill. He had written Metcalfe a letter the day before yesterday in a state of exaltation, but on rereading it he decided not to send it to her for fear of frightening her. As he travels farther...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-27
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is still in Budapest, although he should have been in Vienna so that Schmutzer could finish his portrait, but he was so exhausted that he stayed in bed until noon. The night before he was honored at a banquet and had to speak to the crowds....
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Munich]

    • 1914-03-03
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is feeling better, in spite of a backache. He doesn't like the cold winter weather. He will arrive in Paris the next day at noon. He will visit many old friends there, including the Countess de Morphy, Faure, Cortot, Thibaud and Salmon....
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1915-10-14
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals thanks Metcalfe for her letters and telegram, and is glad to hear her health is good. He has brought in his suitcase everything she asked for, but his mother was not able to find the little spoons. He asks her to ask Louis to bring him a...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Buenos Aires]

    • 1904-07-06
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letter and one from Lydia, for which he asks Susan to thank her. He is distressed by what Susan writes about Mrs. Farquhar; he wants them to get along, as all Mrs. F. does, she does out of affection for him. He asks...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Marie-Theresiapolis (Subotica)]

    • 1914-02-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letters of the 6th and the 10th. Despite his efforts to remain calm, he feels unable to continue in his state of anxiety, though he realizes that it is selfish and weak of him to confide this to her. Still, she has...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-05-31
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals misses Metcalfe terribly and is becoming depressed without her; he has "new troubles" in addition to those about which she knows already "of which you know the biggest, and most of all the biggest of all that I confided to you, the...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-06-01
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals announces a change of plans: he will leave on the 12th for Buenos Aires instead of St. Paul, and on returning from Argentina will stop in Brazil for a few days. "Today is the 3rd concert. The 4th is the 4th, and on the10th we give a...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-06-15
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letter. He was concerned that he might not get it before leaving for Buenos Aires the next day. He understands and agrees with her thoughts about Andree. He cannot break his promise to her. "I was surprised to have...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Buenos Aires]

    • 1904-06-30
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is happy to have received four letters from Metcalfe that day. He spent much of the day being "bothered" by friends and journalists. He reminds her that he told her from the start that nothing would change his decision to marry Andree. "I...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-07-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is unhappy because he realizes that he is hurting Metcalfe by his firm decision to keep his word to Andree. He asks why she didn't understand when he told her at the start that they could not marry. He loves her but doesn't want to give her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Sao Paulo]

    • 1904-08-02
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received three more of Metcalfe's letters. The situation is becoming unbearable and he is sick of it. He enjoys nothing, he hardly eats or sleeps. Her letters are largely responsible for his state. He asks her to be "the friend of my...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-25
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letter of the 12th. He cannot find words to express his love for her. His mother will be happy, as she has always wanted to have a daughter. His brothers will love her because they want him to be happy above all...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Brunn]

    • 1914-03-01
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is suffering from a fever and headache. During the concert the evening before he felt himself failing and reached the end only by summoning all his strength. It's not surprising, since he packed his bags at 2 in the morning, took the train...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1915-04-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has heard from Louis [Metcalfe's brother] the news that she has recovered. He hopes that she can live a normal life again and resume her singing and exercise. He thanks her for her letter and for her news about the children. He thanks her...

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