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Brodsky, Adolph Davidovich (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music
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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Nina writes a very warm letter of thanks to the Brodskys for their wonderful hospitality to Nina and her sister Antonie. Fraulein Stockmarr met them at the station and there were flowers and fruit in their rooms. The previous day their hostess h...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard from Anna and appreciates the invitation to visit the Brodskys for a third time. Nina hints at Tchaikovsky's homosexuality. In Kopenhagen he has many warm and charmed followers. He is often played at the Kin...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes joyfully that the Brodskys are now safely back in Bowdon after their internment. Nina was one of the artists who signed the petition for their release. Niger, Anna's little dog, actually recognised them after so long. Nina pict...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes sadly of the present cruelly earnest life and of the happy times in the past. Recently she has chatted with Olga Neruda and they recalled the wonderful evening when Brodsky and Edvard played the C minor together. Dayas was also there...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been acting as an intermediary between the Brodskys and Mr. Benis whose letters have been failing to reach their destinations. Nina has written to Mr. Benis and received a card from him written on 17 November. She tries to put their anx...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has received news of Anna from Adolph. She has been wandering around with a large question mark before her eyes. The slightest improvement comes like a ray of sunshine. Nina suggests that Adolph should play to Anna: true art is the best we...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Adolph for his charming letter in which he describes the Brodskys' lives. Nina is delighted that Anna is getting better. She enquires if Barker is the only new member of the quartet. Maaskoff is Anna's favourite pupil. Ni...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard from Anna again and asks if Anna is now quite herself again. Nina feels quite sad when Anna tells her of the flowers in her garden. Nina recalls how good the Brodskys were to Nina and Tonny and eulogises the "...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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