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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Just as she had decided to go to Kopenhagen when Edvard Grieg was on tour in England, Nina received Anna's letter and kind invitation to visit the Brodskys. Grieg will be in England for 5-6 weeks to find time for everything. Nina is so deli...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

In this letter Nina Grieg writes to Anna Brodsky of God in whom she believes and of death which she does not fear. Anna has written on these philosophical matters to Nina. Recently Edvard has played the piano and Nina has sung a little at a conc...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina recalls the the happy time spent with the Brodskys in Berlin and the play which should have ended with the third act when the Brodskys had to depart. Nina wishes the Brodskys well on their trip to Russia. Edvard is "a little poorly&quo...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

From what Nina Grieg writes in this letter to Anna Brodsky, we understand that Anna Brodsky has been in Nancy with her sister Olga Picard who has been ill or has faced some misfortune, while Adolph Brodsky has been in Paris with "der stumme f...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Anna Brodsky has written to ask Edvard Grieg if she may write about him and the reply is yes: Anna may write what she likes about Edvard since he knows that she will only write what is true and noble. Nina looks forward to reading Anna's wor...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Although Nina has not written to Anna the Brodskys are always in the Griegs' thoughts and they often speak of them. Nina is sad that the Brodskys did not come to Norway this summer especially as June was so wonderful. Nina mentions that th...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is anxious at not having heard from Anna for some time: no letter from Blackpool. There was no music in Bergen during the summer. Nina is rather upset about the political situation in Norway but does not want a republic and, were she more f...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for the two cards from Venice. Things are going badly with the Griegs: Edvard has been ill ever since they went to Kopenhagen just before the New Year. At first he had bronchitis and influenza, and now his blood is out of order ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina hopes that Edvard's strength will return when summer and the warm weather come. She enquires about Anna's sister Olga and wonders what has become of her son, the silent fish [Leon Picard]. Dated 19 Apr 1905.

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg writes with great joy that they have seen the Brodskys but regrets that it was so very short. They will not be able to visit the Brodskys this time but are hoping to have the Brodskys in Norway at the end of July, if not earlier. The ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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