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Brodsky Papers Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer
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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg writes a letter of welcome to the Brodskys at the Hotel Norge where the landlord had promised to have the rooms ready. Grieg asks them to remain at the hotel until he collects them or telephones early the following morning. Dated 5 Jul 1906.

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

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg celebrated his 60th birthday on 15 June 1903. Grieg thanks the Brodskys for the telegram which did not compensate for their absence from his birthday celebrations. It was a week of festivities and worth the journey for Bjornson's spee...

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

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 thanks Mrs. Brodsky for her charming sketches which he values greatly. He is overwhelmed by her kind references to himself. Elgar often thinks of Brodsky's old spacious study and regrets that he, Elgar is so far away from the scene of...

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

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