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Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer
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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Edvard has been ill in bed with bronchitis and asthma. He is now slightly better and has taken a few steps out of the door but is very "unlustig" [not jolly] as Brahms said in his last winter in Vienna. Nina has little faith in doctors...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg thanks Anna Brodsky most enthusiastically for her book [Recollections of a Russian home] which the Griegs are reading with great interest. The Griegs send greetings for Christmas and the New Year. Dated 21 Dec 1904.

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 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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina wonders if the Brodskys will be able to come to Troldhaugen. Bergen is upside down this summer because of a sporting event which is bringing many people. It is 23-24 degrees C. in the shade. It was very hard to come back to Troldhaugen and...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard again from the Brodskys and to hear that Brodsky travels, plays magnificently and receives laurel wreaths. They are hoping to come to the Brodskys at the end of April and are looking forward to seeing the Brodskys ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina apologises for not writing but she has been travelling around Norway and had wanted to send a picture of Edvard's statue which is "just as he walked among us, simple and natural". The statue was unveiled on 4 September, the da...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her two letters and is glad to know that the Brodskys are safe and well. Anna has been very anxious about her sister [Olga Skadowsky] to whom Nina has written and will send the answer as soon as it comes. Nina grieves for An...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes that she has had an operation from which she has recovered but without which she would be dead. They are staying at cloisters for 11 old ladies and are only a short drive from the sea. Nina can still "please her fellow creatures...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes in great concern to Anna who is suffering from a distended liver. Anna has not seen a doctor. Nina advises her to see a specialist. She quotes Hans Sachs in "Die Meistersinger": "Verachte meinen Meistern nicht" [...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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