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Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

Anna writes to Lady Elgar of Adolph’s great love of Elgar's Violin Concerto, which he played twice last week: in the Mid-day Concert and for the Ancoats Brotherhood. Some time ago, he also played it to a huge audience in Macclesfield. Anna ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Photocopy of a printed Christmas card from Adolph and Anna Brodsky [to Edward and Alice Elgar]

The wording on this card reads thus: With kindest thoughts and wishes for Christmas and the New Year from Dr. & Mrs. Brodsky. If this card was illustrated, the image has not shown up on the photocopy. The card is undated, and it is unclear w...

Brodsky, Adolph (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

Anna writes an enthusiastic letter of thanks to Lady Elgar after receiving the photograph of Sir Edward [see AB/744] that morning. Anna recalls the happy days in Rome [April 1908], but their days in Naples were spoiled by the poverty and misery. ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

The Brodskys have just received a letter from Lady Elgar reporting that Sir Edward is unwell. The Brodskys hope that he will soon be quite well again. Mrs. Brodsky tells Lady Elgar that her husband plays or studies the Elgar Concerto every day. ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

On the back of the first sheet is the start of a copy in Anna Brodsky's hand of a letter to her from Alice Elgar. In this letter Lady Elgar thanks Anna Brodsky for sending her diary which recalls the happy evening. [The continuation of this...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Miss Millar

On the back of this letter is the continuation of the copy of Alice Elgar's letter to Anna Brodsky, started in AB/746. Elgar himself is away but Lady Elgar hopes that they may all be together again. Perhaps the Brodskys could come and stay ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Alice Elgar

Adolph writes that Mrs. Brodsky has sent on Lady Elgar's kind letter. He regrets that he will be unable to accept her kind invitation for before or after the concert since he has to be back for his work at the college on Saturday morning and...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer