Since this diablog somehow is an exchange of letters, I proudly present three of the most interesting historical exchanges of letters from my side of the atlantic.
1. Composer Arnold Schoenberg with writer Thomas Mann
Two very different characters who, during a short period, lived in the same neighbourhood. So they wrote about gardening…? Not at all. Schoenberg was rather blaming Mann for stealing his idea of composing with 12 tones…
2. Poet and writer Friedrich Schiller with poet and writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Intrigue and Love” meets “The Sorrows of Young Werther”. Nothing more to say.
3. Jacob Grimm with Wilhelm Grimm
Those two guys could not only write world-famous fairy tales. No, they also spoke to each other via ink and feather. Once upon a time…
Do you know some more interesting exchanges?