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Brodsky Papers Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer
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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg is relieved that the Norwegian Music Festival is over and he can breathe again, after more than 6 months’ strain and unbelievable chauvinistic furore in the Norwegian press. The festival has been an outstanding success [3,000 audience in 7 ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg celebrated his 60th birthday on 15 June 1903. Grieg thanks the Brodskys for the telegram which did not compensate for their absence from his birthday celebrations. It was a week of festivities and worth the journey for Bjornson's spee...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg received Brodsky's letter the previous day. A few weeks ago Nina suddenly became ill and had to be taken to hospital. She had erysipelas and the doctors demand that she spends some weeks in a sanatorium before resuming her domestic du...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg writes a letter of welcome to the Brodskys at the Hotel Norge where the landlord had promised to have the rooms ready. Grieg asks them to remain at the hotel until he collects them or telephones early the following morning. Dated 5 Jul 1906.

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg enthuses over the Brodskys' visit which was medicine for body and soul. The photographs have arrived from Brodsky and brought the visit to mind. Grieg believes that he ought to have been sending photographs to Brodsky but will try to ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor