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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina reports that Olga Neruda and her sister, Lady Hallé, are in Kristiania; they should have come to the Griegs' that day but they will be playing Brahms, the Chaconne and all other possible things the following evening. The Griegs are over...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her letter and is delighted that their names can be used for a good purpose [the Royal Manchester College of Music Club]. Nina hopes that Anna is now rid of her influenza. Edvard has been taking Finsen's electric light ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina apologises for not writing to Anna. Nina has been very moved at the love and respect which the whole world has for Edvard. She thinks it remarkable that the English people have so much respect for art and artists. The concert with Edvard&#...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes most appreciatively of the Brodskys' friendship and is delighted that dear Brodsky will be happy to have Edvard's pen, which Nina has put safely in the chest. Nina suggests a "little trip" to Troldhaugen to collect...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This is a rather sentimental letter from Nina Grieg before embarking the following day. She is very touched that Brodsky himself has written to her and is delighted with the photographs, on one of which is dear little Porcupine and sweet little J...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been longing to hear from Anna but knows that the Brodskys are still her friends although she has heard nothing from them for a long time. Nina philosophises about being alone: but she has nothing to rue; love was all she had for Edvard...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina mentions that the Quartet was played the previous evening in Manchester and wishes that she had been there. The Sevcik Quartet from Bohemia was recently in Kopenhagen and played Edvard's Quartet very well, but not rhythmic nor personal ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

In this letter Nina rejoices with Anna at the Russian Revolution. She wishes Edvard were alive to see it but is glad he does not see all the suffering. Nina is looking forward to peace and to a happy life in art and science. "Music must be...

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 Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna that she may write in whichever language she likes and rather deprecatingly claims that she is most stupid. In Leipzig they had always spoken in German as they did not know Russian. Nina recalls the days with Tchaikovsky, whi...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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