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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 Ferruccio Busoni to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Busoni is overjoyed that his wife Gerda gave birth to a son on the 1st of February. The event has created a little revolution in the house. On the previous day, the 4th of February, came the unexpected news that dear Novacek is no more. Busoni ...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

Sinding replies belatedly to Anna Brodsky's letter. He expresses appreciation of the Brodskys' sympathy and interest in him. Sinding wonders if he will be able to go to Cherson in the winter. He has been angry with his librettist who ...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

Sinding excuses himself for the delay in replying but he has already done so in spirit. Her letter had a great effect on him as she herself perhaps knows. Sinding gives his Norwegian address where he will be from the beginning or middle of April...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

Sinding is very grateful that Frau Brodsky bears no reproaches over his long silence. He received her last letter shortly before he left Christiania and of course it was his intention to reply in Paris. However he began work on his never-ending ...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

Sinding excuses himself for his laziness at writing but he is always tired and useless after work. He is very grateful to Frau Brodsky that he can turn to her in complete confidence and openness and he treasures her. Sinding is very delighted th...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Christian Sinding to Anna Brodsky

With this letter, Sinding sends a photograph of himself [AB/233] as promised to Frau Brodsky. He philsophises that one does not become younger with passing years. He fears these photographs which demand that he should be bright and merry. One b...

Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

The Griegs are very upset that the Brodskys are postponing their visit to Norway and are also sad that they are going to America with Novacek and Sascha. Delius and Halter [of whom they have heard Sinding speak] will be visiting the Griegs in the...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg is very sorry to hear that Adolph Brodsky has been very ill. Edvard now has rheumatism in both feet and for three weeks could scarcely walk from one chair to another. Now he is much better. He was invited to conduct his own works in ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her last letter and for the photograph of her husband, Adolph Brodsky with the dedication which has delighted the Griegs. Nina was so upset to go to Paul Klengel's in Kaiser Wilhelm Strasse when the Brodskys were no long...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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