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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina opens her brief letter in wonder that Brodsky continues to be so well artistically and physically. Poor Nina has been lying ill with sciatica for six weeks in hospital and has suffered a great deal. For four days now she has been with Tonny...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her letter. Unfortunately Nina has been very ill for four weeks. It was a heart attack and Nina was certainly over on the other side but has come back. She can and ought to do nothing. Nor is Anna very well. They must wai...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her letter and is delighted that their names can be used for a good purpose [the Royal Manchester College of Music Club]. Nina hopes that Anna is now rid of her influenza. Edvard has been taking Finsen's electric light ...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina mentions that the Quartet was played the previous evening in Manchester and wishes that she had been there. The Sevcik Quartet from Bohemia was recently in Kopenhagen and played Edvard's Quartet very well, but not rhythmic nor personal ...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina apologises for not writing to Anna. Nina has been very moved at the love and respect which the whole world has for Edvard. She thinks it remarkable that the English people have so much respect for art and artists. The concert with Edvard&#...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes most appreciatively of the Brodskys' friendship and is delighted that dear Brodsky will be happy to have Edvard's pen, which Nina has put safely in the chest. Nina suggests a "little trip" to Troldhaugen to collect...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

The Griegs are very upset that the Brodskys are postponing their visit to Norway and are also sad that they are going to America with Novacek and Sascha. Delius and Halter [of whom they have heard Sinding speak] will be visiting the Griegs in the...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

In this letter Nina Grieg writes to Anna Brodsky of God in whom she believes and of death which she does not fear. Anna has written on these philosophical matters to Nina. Recently Edvard has played the piano and Nina has sung a little at a conc...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Anna Brodsky has written to ask Edvard Grieg if she may write about him and the reply is yes: Anna may write what she likes about Edvard since he knows that she will only write what is true and noble. Nina looks forward to reading Anna's wor...

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

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