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Sinding, Christian August (1856-1941), Composer
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Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edvard Grieg

This photocopy is unfortunately rather indistinct. Adolph Brodsky writes to Grieg about arrangements for the following Sunday to play through Siloti's Quintet with Grieg and Sinding. Brodsky and Grieg could play through Grieg's sonata....

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

Autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edvard Grieg

The Brodskys accompanied by two pupils, Anton Maaskoff and Alfred Barker, and Anna's niece, Nina, have just visited Edvard and Nina Grieg at Troldhaugen. Adolph Brodsky has been delighted to receive Edvard Grieg's letter and is pleased ...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes most enthusiastically about the Brodskys' visit and how much they are missing them. Nina thanks Anna for her letter from Kristiania and Kopenhagen, for the jolly card from Holmenkollen and for the splendid photographs from that h...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes that Edvard has terrible influenza but fortunately Nina had it first and is able to look after him. They plan to travel in March. Nina believes that Kristiania is an absolutely unhealthy town, lying low at the end of the fjord with m...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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 Greig to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna from Troldhaugen. Nina thanks the Brodskys for their letters and expresses her delight that the photographs have turned out so well. Nina's sister Antonie, known as Tony which Nina spells "Tonny", has come out we...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter card signed from Hans Richter to Adolph Brodsky

Giovanni Guidice, alias Richter, asks Maestro Brodsky what piece he will play in addition to the concerto by Sinding. This missive is addressed to Serenissimo Sordido Presto. The card is postmarked 4 Mar 1902.

Richter, Hans Johann Baptist Isidor (1843-1916), Conductor

Photograph of Christian Sinding

On the back Sinding has written: ‘Frau Anna Brodsky in unaltered friendship and respect from Christian Sinding’. This was enclosed with the letter, AB/685.

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 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

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