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Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Brodsky is absolutely delighted that Elgar has dedicated his string quartet to the Brodsky Quartet. Walter Hatton has now replaced Fuchs. Brodsky hopes that Elgar has recovered from his severe operation. Brodsky tells Elgar that he plays Elgar&...

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

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Adolph Brodsky is very keen to go to the private performance of Elgar's Quartet and Quintet and wonders if he and his wife could gain admission to it. Brodsky will play Elgar's sonata at a Brodsky Quartet Concert next season. Brodsky w...

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

Photograph album belonging to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

This album covers the lives of Adolph and Anna Brodsky from their respective childhoods through Brodsky's musical career until they were well established in Manchester. Interpolated in the album are quotations of poetry in English and German...

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

Photograph album of musicians belonging to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

In this album are photographs dating from before the Brodskys' period in Leipzig (1883-91) and from early years of their time in the Manchester area (1895-1929). All are of pupils e.g. Edith Robinson alone and with her string quartet, and fr...

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

Photograph of Adolph Brodsky

An elderly Brodsky is seated with violin covered in rosin under his right arm and bow in right hand.

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

Photograph of Adolph and Anna Brodsky

A formal outdoor studio portrait. Adolph and Anna are seated on a wooden summerseat with the trunk of a tree immediately behind. In Adolph's right hand is his hat while his left hand is gently placed on Anna's left shoulder. Anna hold...

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

Photograph of Adolph and Anna Brodsky

A formal photograph probably taken in the garden of the Brodsky home in Bowdon. Anna is seated on an elaborate wooden chair with an open book in her gloved hand. She is gazing in the distance. Hatted and with his right hand in his pocket, Adolp...

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

Photograph of Adolph and Anna Brodsky

The Brodskys are pictured looking at a pamphlet, held by Anna. Anna wrote on the back: ‘Love and best wishes for a Happy New Year to all our dear friends in Holmwood from Annadolph Brodsky. 1 Jan 1921’.

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

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