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Brodsky, Adolph (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music
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Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar thanks Brodsky for his kind letter about the Sonata. [Sonata for violin and piano op. 22 in E minor]. He is glad that Brodsky likes it and hopes to hear him play it sometime. Elgar has photographic proofs of the quartet and will send an e...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar is delighted that the Brodskys may be able to come [for the private hearing of the Sonata and the Quintet on Sat 26 April] and suggests that they stay with the Elgars since rooms in London are impossible. The music will be at the home of El...

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

Tchaikovsky, Concerto for violin, Op. 35, with pianoforte accompaniment

This music belonged to Kathleen Forster of Pendleton, who at the age of 16 entered the Royal Manchester College of Music in October 1919. As Kathleen Forster was a pupil of Brodsky, the fingering and bowing on the violin part may have been added ...

Forster, Kathleen (fl.1900s-1920s), violinist, teacher at the Northern School of Music

Typescript letter signed from Max Graf to Adolph Brodsky

Max Graf has not received a reply to his letter written a month ago. He now repeats an appeal from Dr. Josef Resch on behalf of the welfare of Viennese children more than half of whom are suffering from tuberculosis. Graf hopes that Brodsky will...

Graf, Max (1873-1958) music critic

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

From what Nina Grieg writes in this letter to Anna Brodsky, we understand that Anna Brodsky has been in Nancy with her sister Olga Picard who has been ill or has faced some misfortune, while Adolph Brodsky has been in Paris with "der stumme f...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has made a mistake with the London concert dates: the last London concert is the 24th not the 26th May. Edvard would prefer the Brodskys to come to the first concert. Dated 9 May 1906.

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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