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Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor
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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 Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg celebrated his 60th birthday on 15 June 1903. Grieg thanks the Brodskys for the telegram which did not compensate for their absence from his birthday celebrations. It was a week of festivities and worth the journey for Bjornson's spee...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for his letter. A massage cure is detaining Grieg in Kobenhagen. Grieg would like to meet the Brodskys and spend a few days in their company which would be better for him than the good air of Wiesbaden. He is also undergoin...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg has invited Brodsky to Norway, but Brodsky is engaged in England until the 14th of August. The second half of August is the worst possible time for Norway: the light nights are over, the rainy season has started, the mountain streams and ri...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg received Brodsky's letter the previous day. A few weeks ago Nina suddenly became ill and had to be taken to hospital. She had erysipelas and the doctors demand that she spends some weeks in a sanatorium before resuming her domestic du...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph postcard signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

After sending his latest letter [AB/593L] to Brodsky, Grieg realised that it would be better for Brodsky to reply to Kristiania as there is not a good steamer to Bergen at the moment. Grieg requests Brodsky to wire on which day and with which shi...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg replies to Brodsky's letter in which Brodsky announces that he is not coming to Norway. Grieg tried to telegraph him that Nina was better and to come; the Eldorado would be going from Newcastle to Bergen that evening. However the addr...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for inviting them. He may have to return home prestissimo because of the coronation in Drontheim, but that is unlikely since he has refused to write a cantata for the event. He will be travelling to Warsaw at the end of Marc...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg has just received his honorary doctorate from Oxford but cannot leave England without a promise that the Brodskys will come to Troldhaugen, preferably in July and if not, then in August. Grieg will not be waiting for the reply since, on the...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

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