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Autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edvard Grieg

The Brodskys accompanied by two pupils, Anton Maaskoff and Alfred Barker, and Anna's niece, Nina, have just visited Edvard and Nina Grieg at Troldhaugen. Adolph Brodsky has been delighted to receive Edvard Grieg's letter and is pleased ...

Brodsky, Adolph Davidovich (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg received Brodsky's letter the previous day. A few weeks ago Nina suddenly became ill and had to be taken to hospital. She had erysipelas and the doctors demand that she spends some weeks in a sanatorium before resuming her domestic du...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg enthuses over the Brodskys' visit which was medicine for body and soul. The photographs have arrived from Brodsky and brought the visit to mind. Grieg believes that he ought to have been sending photographs to Brodsky but will try to ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg writes enthusiastically to Brodsky from London. He recalls the happy times which he and Nina spent at Kaiser Wilhelm Strasse and Brodsky's wonderful violin playing. Grieg has been playing with Neruda [Wilma Hallé] who has charmed him ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg replies to Brodsky's letter in which Brodsky announces that he is not coming to Norway. Grieg tried to telegraph him that Nina was better and to come; the Eldorado would be going from Newcastle to Bergen that evening. However the addr...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for inviting them. He may have to return home prestissimo because of the coronation in Drontheim, but that is unlikely since he has refused to write a cantata for the event. He will be travelling to Warsaw at the end of Marc...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Johan Halvorsen to Adolph Brodsky

Halvorsen recalls the happy days of their youth in Leipzig. He regrets that Anna is ill. His orchestra has become a philharmonic union but Halvorsen spent only one year there as he did not get on with the management. He returned to the National...

Halvorsen, Johan August (1864-1935), composer, conductor, violinist

Autograph letter signed from Nina Greig to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna from Troldhaugen. Nina thanks the Brodskys for their letters and expresses her delight that the photographs have turned out so well. Nina's sister Antonie, known as Tony which Nina spells "Tonny", has come out we...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Nina writes very anxiously about Anna to Adolph. She has heard from Frau Behrens how ill Anna is. She is also pleased to hear that "der stumme Fisch" [the silent fish], Anna's nephew Leon Picard, is, to Anna's great joy, wit...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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