This article provides information about Brodsky’s violin. Alice Pitfield has translated the article from Russian into English. Her notes are written around the article, which has been stuck onto paper.
Brodsky, Adolph Davidovich (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music
Letters, photographs, press cuttings, invitations, programmes and artefacts of the violinist Philip Newman. The papers cover his whole career as a concert soloist and teacher, which was forged largely overseas - notably in Belgium and Portugal. ...
From Journal de Bruges. Announces a concert at which Philip Newman participated at the Conservatoire in Bruges. It did not attract a large crowd but when Philip Newman played he was urged to give an encore
From The Sunday Express. Gossip columnist claims that ex-King Carol of Rumania and Magda Lupescu are living together near Lisbon and that Philip Newman played love music for them both at a recent wedding anniversary party