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    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-01-22
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear Mademoiselle (Casals addressing Metcalfe as "vous"). Casals was visiting his friend Mrs. Farqhuar, and they wanted to go to hear Susan sing that afternoon, but poor weather made Mrs. Farqhuar change her mind. He has been sad since...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear friend (still "vous"). Casals has received Metcalfe's note too late to see her at Miss Emmet's. He has missed her after seeing so much of her recently. He asks her to thank her mother for sending on the slippers he left at her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-05-14
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: My adored one (now "tu"). Casals misses Metcalfe very much and takes pleasure in recalling their time together, from the moment he first heard her name to their meeting in Baltimore, their trip to New York, and his visit to her home in...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-05-18
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: My Susite (addressing Metcalfe sometimes as "tu" and sometimes as "vous"). The ship stopped at Pernambuco the day before, will arrive at Bahia that afternoon, and will be in Rio on the 23rd. Casals' first concert is scheduled for the...
    • [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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 2 January 1914]

    • 1914-01-02
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Susite! Casals is disappointed not to have received a letter Metcalfe had told him to expect. He spent New Year's Day completely alone; "I have to admit that at the moment of leaving year 13 to enter the new year, I had a very painful...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Sefton Park (Liverpool)]

    • 1914-01-13
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Beloved! Casals imagines Metcalfe arriving to visit her family the next day and thinking of him, yet waiting several days to tell the news (of their forthcoming marriage). He expects it to be on the 16th or 17th, the same day his mother...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Paris]

    • 1914-02-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Metcalfe may be surprised to get this letter from Paris. Casals' concert [of the 7th] in Berlin had to be postponed, so he put off the one scheduled for the 8th as well. He has been tired and wanted to stay a bit longer - not to rest, as he must...
    • [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, 17 February 1914]

    • 1914-02-17
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Even though Casals has gotten little sleep, he still feels calm and refreshed. He is remembering their time together in the past, Metcalfe's house in New Rochelle, as if it were the present. He wonders whether she will meet him when his ship...

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