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Autograph letter signed fom Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

This undated letter was written on a Sunday. Novacek thanks Brodsky for the sympathy and the telegram which brought him salvation. Novacek illustrates his letter with three quotations from his second quartet, op.10 in E flat major.

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

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 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 Heele and Felix Berber to Adolph Brodsky

Felix Berber finally puts his intention of writing to Brodsky into practice and sends a very long letter. He lists his engagements which include the Brahms Double Concerto with Klengel and will be in Leipzig, Halle, Saarbrucken, Coblenz, Rostock ...

Berber, Felix (1871-1930), violinist

Autograph letter signed from N. Simrock to Ottokar Novacek

Simrock informs Novacek that his firm only sends music for cash payment. The music has still to be written out but will be done when payment is received from Herr Brodsky. Novacek sends the letter on to Brodsky with a note that he cannot lay out...

N Simrock (1793-1929) music publishing house

Autograph letter signed from Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

This undated letter was written on a Tuesday. This is a very sad, begging letter to Adolph Brodsky from Ottokar Novacek who has fallen on hard times. Novacek wants to take a year off work to establish himself as a composer. He has sent his quar...

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

Autograph letter signed from Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

Novacek is deeply grateful to Brodsky whose letter came as a ray of sunshine. Novacek asks if he may send Brodsky's letter with the score to Hausen. Novacek will never forget Brodsky's tone in the Adagio. Ottokar requests that Brodsky...

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

Autograph letter signed from Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

Novacek is very grateful for what Brodsky has sent. Novacek is having doubts about the end of the Adagio in his quartet. Novacek expresses appreciation of Brodsky's chamber music and friendship. He sends greetings to the Brodskys and to F...

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

Autograph letter signed from Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

Novacek has learned with some disbelief from Frau Busoni that Brodsky is delighted that Novacek is writing a new quartet. This has surprised Novacek since Brodsky had not wanted to see him recently and Novacek thought he had lost Brodsky's s...

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

Autograph letter signed from Ottokar Novacek to Adolph Brodsky

Novacek hopes that Brodsky has received his letter in Switzerland. He thanks him for his and for the eagerly awaited 100 marks. Novacek is distressed that he depends on Brodsky and not a millionaire for money. For this reason he has definitely ...

Novácek, Ottokar Eugen (1866-1900), Composer and violinist

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