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Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

Sinding excuses himself for his laziness at writing but he is always tired and useless after work. He is very grateful to Frau Brodsky that he can turn to her in complete confidence and openness and he treasures her. Sinding is very delighted th...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni [to Adolph and Anna Brodsky]

Busoni has received a poem by [R. L.] Stevenson which has pleased him. Busoni is quite familiar with him as a writer of prose but not as a poet. Busoni will not see the Brodskys for some time but will take them as valuable memories with him to A...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

This is a very warm letter to the Brodskys. Busoni has had several pangs of conscience at not writing after leaving them. Busoni loved Edinburgh and was certainly not disappointed. The score of his violin concerto has not yet been published an...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Busoni writes that he had had the best of intentions of spending more time with the Brodskys and thanks them for their friendly attentiveness towards him. He looks forward to the celebration for Grieg on 12 November. He will do his best with dev...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Busoni is overjoyed that his wife Gerda gave birth to a son on the 1st of February. The event has created a little revolution in the house. On the previous day, the 4th of February, came the unexpected news that dear Novacek is no more. Busoni ...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni to Anna Brodsky

Busoni writes to Anna that he has been tired and suffering from overwork. Although he is ready for England on 18th March and firmly resolved to remaining there for 17 days, he was very grateful to Adolph for releasing him from his word and postpo...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Feruccio Busoni to Anna Brodsky

Busoni writes to Anna belatedly to accept Adolph's kind invitation. He regrets his refusal in June but still hopes to hear Adolph play his violin sonata which he will bring with him. Dated 17 Jul 1898.

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

From what Nina Grieg writes in this letter to Anna Brodsky, we understand that Anna Brodsky has been in Nancy with her sister Olga Picard who has been ill or has faced some misfortune, while Adolph Brodsky has been in Paris with "der stumme f...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This is a rather sentimental letter from Nina Grieg before embarking the following day. She is very touched that Brodsky himself has written to her and is delighted with the photographs, on one of which is dear little Porcupine and sweet little J...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Photograph of Ferruccio Busoni

Picture postcard of Busoni which he sends with greetings to the Brodskys, May 1909

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

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