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Brodsky Papers

  • GB GB1179 AB
  • Collection
  • 1850s-1981

The Brodsky Papers comprise letters, newscuttings, programmes, telegrams, photograph albums, loose photographs, concert tickets, official documents (marriage certificate, diplomas) and music, which were found in the Brodsky home following the deat...

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

Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Adolph Brodsky

Tchaikovsky has written to Brodsky from Paris but has had no reply and assumes that the letter never arrived. He tells Brodsky how much he loves him and Anna and Olga Lvovna; and recalls the wonderful hours spent with them in Leipzig. He has had...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Anna Brodsky

Tchaikovsky has written to Brodsky at the Conservatoire, from Paris, Vienna and Tiflis without receiving a reply. He now writes to Anna and is distressed that their interchange has been broken. Tchaikovsky wants to know what they are doing; if ...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes in great haste to catch Anna while she is still in Germany [taking the cure in Kissingen]. Nina makes overt remarks about Tchaikovsky's homosexuality. Nina still regards Tchaikovsky as the great artist and warm friend. The rest...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina regrets that Anna has not received the letters written in October and November [see AB/813 written on 8 October 1905]. Nina is anxious to tell Anna how deeply she feels for Anna's fatherland and wishes Anna would persuade her sister [pr...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes of the happy evening hours, the loveliest time of the whole day, when they read alone or aloud and then always go to bed too late since they never want to bring the evening to an end. Edvard is reading "Briefwechsel zwischen Joh....

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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