Item AB/889 - Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky [her last to Anna]

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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky [her last to Anna]

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  • 1929 (Creation)

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(1845-1935)

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This is Nina’s last letter to Anna. Nina is now better but can only walk a short distance without becoming out of breath. She must do everything slowly and gently; otherwise her heart plays up. She is glad to hear that Anna is better. They should be thankful to be free of pain. What a blessing that Anna has the "lieben stummen Fisch" [Leon Picard], who does everything for Anna. Nina asks Anna to thank Frau Picard for her letter. Nina recalls that it is 22 years since Edvard's funeral when dear Brodsky sat and played Edvard's "Last Spring" with tears running down his cheeks. Nina ends her letter "Wir wollen zusammen halten die kurze Zeit wir noch am Leben bleiben" [we want to hold together the short time we remain in life.] Dated 4 Sep 1929.

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