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10 Adorno had met the musician Rudolf Kolisch (1896–1978), violinist and leader of the Kolisch Quartet, and a pupil of Schoenberg, during his period of study in Vienna. In 1935 Adorno and Kolisch had planned to bring out a collaborative work on the theory of musical reproduction. For the sections which Adorno himself wrote between 1946 and 1959, see Theodor W. Adorno, Nachgelassene Schriften, Vol. 2: Aufzeichnungen zu einer Theorie der musikalischen Reproduktion, ed. Henri Lonitz, Frankfurt am Main, 2001.
10 It is not possible to identify the particular individuals Adorno was alluding to here. 11 See Karl Jaspers, Die Schuldfrage [The Question of Guilt] (Heidelberg, 1946). Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) had been banned from teaching in Germany between 1937 and 1945 and had recently accepted a chair at the University of Basel in 1948. He used the relevant essay to introduce his ‘Lectures on the Spiritual Situation of Germany, Delivered [in Heidelberg] in the Winter Semester of 1945–1946’ (according to the preface of the published version).
Perhaps you could say something more about the – dual Genoese and Viennese? – background of your family, about your musicological and sociological studies, your relationship with Horckheimer,2 your earlier academic career in Frankfurt. – Just a few remarks would be sufficient if that is all right. Yours, Thomas Mann SOURCE: O: MS with printed letterhead; Theodor W. Adorno Archive, Frankfurt am Main. Fp: DüD, p. 436. 1 See Thomas Mann, Die Entstehung des Doktor Faustus: Roman eines Romans (Amsterdam, 1949); English translation: The Story of a Novel: The Genesis of Doctor Faustus, trans.