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Brodsky Papers Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer
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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

Some notes in Russian have been written in Anna's hand round the edges of this letter. Nina writes most appreciatively of Anna Brodsky's book [Recollections of a Russian home] which she read the previous day. Nina wonders why Anna has ...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been delighted to receive Anna's letter describing her daily life: now Nina can picture Anna walking her little dog when the three violins become too much. Nina mentions the two children [Tony Maaskoff and Alfred Barker] who made su...

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 Grieg writes that the concert will be at 3pm and hopes that the Brodskys will still be able to come. After the concert at 7.30pm the Griegs are invited to a great Norwegian celebration [for their day of liberation] where Nansen will be presi...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her last letter with a warm welcome. Nina wonders if Anna will come to the concert in London. Edvard refused to write the Cantata for the Coronation and they did not go to the Coronation. They have been to Warsaw where a bo...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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