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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg is relieved that the Norwegian Music Festival is over and he can breathe again, after more than 6 months’ strain and unbelievable chauvinistic furore in the Norwegian press. The festival has been an outstanding success [3,000 audience in 7 ...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Elgar thanks the Brodskys for the beautiful account of Christmas Eve [one of Anna Brodksy's booklets, entitled 'Christmas Eve in Old Russia']. He sends his good wishes as ever to the Brodskys. It is dated 17 Dec 1924.

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Elgar apologises to the Brodskys about the telegram, quite a mistake on the part of the P.O. He sends his thanks and love to the dear Brodskys. In a P.S. overleaf, Elgar informs the Brodskys that his London address is still 37 St. James's P...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Anna Brodsky

Elgar writes an immediate letter of condolence to Mrs. Brodsky on the death of her husband, Adolph Brodsky [22 January 1929.]. He has sent the letter to the R. College of Music, Manchester, with "please forward at once" written on the b...

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

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