In all these transactions Marie von Hohenlohe acted as an intermediary.
In the first week of April 1883, Liszt met Marie von Hohenlohe to settle his plans for the 'definitive' libretto.
20 In a letter of 2 March 1883, Marie von Hohenlohe, who at that time knew St Stanislaus better than anyone except Liszt himself, told Adelheid von Schorn that Liszt had conceived the oratorio as a pendant to his Elisabeth: 'Liszt schreibt mir dass er an seinem St.
30 'Mon intention est de les habiter pendant plusieurs mois de l'ete prochain, afin d'avancer la composition d'un nouvel Oratorio (intitule St Stanislas) qui exige du recueillement.' Liszt to Gustav von Hohenlohe, 30 November 1873, Franz Liszt's Briefe, ed.
33 Liszt to Gustav von Hohenlohe, 9 June 1874, Franz Liszt's Briefe, ed.
36 Liszt to Marie von Hohenlohe, 10 June 1874, The Letters of Franz Liszt to Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, trans.
52 Ibid.; see also Liszt to Marie von Hohenlohe, 26 November 1875, The Letters of Franz Wittgenstein, trans.
Si le poete estime ce mode plus sortable, je me range de son avis.' Liszt to Marie von Hohenlohe, 8 June 1878; copy in Hohenlohe's hand, GSA 60/B3m.
On page 237 it is stated that Victor yon Hohenlohe, Duke of Ratibor, was Cardinal Gustav von Hohenlohe
's youngest brother, whereas Victor was really the eldest of five brothers von Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, a fact made clear by the genealogical table of the Wittgenstein-Iwanowsky family in volume 2 of Walker's ongoing and magisterial Franz Liszt (New York: Alfred A.