Item AB/872 - Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

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GB GB1179 AB-AB/872


Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky


  • 1921 (Creation)

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1 item, 2 folios

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Nina writes in great concern to Anna who is suffering from a distended liver. Anna has not seen a doctor. Nina advises her to see a specialist. She quotes Hans Sachs in "Die Meistersinger": "Verachte meinen Meistern nicht" [Do not despise my masters] and advises Anna not to despise doctors. Nina herself would be dead had she done so. Nina has been delighted to receive a photograph of Anna and her dog who has now become very old and "unlustig" [not joyous] like Brahms before his death. Nina regrets not knowing about Brodsky's 70th birthday. She is glad that his colleagues honoured him and that he can still tolerate the bowling green. Nina is happy to be back in her old country and will remain in Hardanger or elsewhere for the whole summer - far from Troldhaugen. Dated 12 Jun 1921.

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