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Postcard of the Brodsky Quartet

A photograph of the Brodsky Quartet at the youthful stage of its Manchester formation: Dr. A. Brodsky, R. Briggs, S. Speelman and Carl Fuchs. The 2 violinists stand behind and between the violist and 'cellist.

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)

Photocopy of an autograph postcard signed from Edward Elgar to Carice Elgar

This picture postcard which Elgar sent to his daughter is of the Brodsky Quartet [Brodsky, Rawdon Briggs, Speelman and Fuchs]. The postcard is addressed to Miss Carice Elgar, Craeg Lea, Malvern. Elgar has written on the picture side of this post...

Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer

Photograph of the Brodsky Quartet

Picture postcard of the Brodsky Quartet comprising Adolph Brodsky, Christopher Rawdon Briggs, Simon Speelman and Carl Fuchs. In Anna's hand, Annadolph Brodsky writes to Herr Dehn [Gustav Dehn] to thank him for his kind letter and expresses a...

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)

Publicity material relating to the Brodsky Quartet

Three programmes of concerts performed by the Brodsky Quartet. The first, dated 26 March 1896, was held at the RMCM, and the quartet consisted of Adolph Brodsky, C Rawdon Briggs, Simon Speelman, and Carl Fuchs. The programme consisted of the Qua...

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)

Photograph of the Brodsky Quartet

This photograph is a picture postcard of the Brodsky Quartet comprising Dr. Adolph Brodsky, Mr. Rawdon Briggs, Mr. Simon Speelman and Mr. Carl Fuchs. The postcard has been used by Speelman to communicate with Brodsky in Moscow. It is dated 28 Dec...

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Carl Fuchs

Speelman writes to Fuchs of the suggestion made by a man at the beginning of the season that the quartet should appear at some music halls. At first Speelman believed that this was a joke but the man has written to him [Speelman encloses the lett...

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist

Photograph of the Brodsky Quartet, autographed by each member

The Brodsky Quartet have been photgraphed, each holding their respective instruments; Brodsky and Speelman are seated while Briggs and Fuchs stand. The photograph has been mounted and framed, and was taken by Percy Guttenberg, of 10 St Ann's...

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)