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Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer
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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 Novello & Co. Ltd. to Adolph Brodsky

Brodsky has written to Novello, Elgar's publisher, about the full score and band parts of Elgar's Violin Concerto. Novello is quite willing for Brodsky to forward them to Vienna for his performance there. The letter is dated 9 Dec 1913.

Novello & Co. Ltd (1811-present), music publishing house

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Adolph Brodsky

Speelman gives Brodsky a provisional date, 3 November, for a Dublin concert. The Dublin Society has asked Speelman to quote terms for a recital by Esposito, Brodsky, Hatton and himself. Speelman has asked the Society to deal with Esposito and q...

Speelman, Simon (fl.1870s-1920), Violist

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

On the back of the first sheet is the start of a copy in Anna Brodsky's hand of a letter to her from Alice Elgar. In this letter Lady Elgar thanks Anna Brodsky for sending her diary which recalls the happy evening. [The continuation of this...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

The Brodskys have just received a letter from Lady Elgar reporting that Sir Edward is unwell. The Brodskys hope that he will soon be quite well again. Mrs. Brodsky tells Lady Elgar that her husband plays or studies the Elgar Concerto every day. ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Miss Millar

On the back of this letter is the continuation of the copy of Alice Elgar's letter to Anna Brodsky, started in AB/746. Elgar himself is away but Lady Elgar hopes that they may all be together again. Perhaps the Brodskys could come and stay ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Brodsky Papers

  • GB GB1179 AB
  • Collection
  • 1850s-1981

The Brodsky Papers comprise letters, newscuttings, programmes, telegrams, photograph albums, loose photographs, concert tickets, official documents (marriage certificate, diplomas) and music, which were found in the Brodsky home following the deat...

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

Edward Elgar business card

Business card with the following printed words ‘With many thanks for kind congratulations’. On the back Elgar has written in his own hand: ‘My love to you, Edward Elgar’. With accompanying envelope.

Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer

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