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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been acting as an intermediary between the Brodskys and Mr. Benis whose letters have been failing to reach their destinations. Nina has written to Mr. Benis and received a card from him written on 17 November. She tries to put their anx...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have Anna's letter and to know that they are well and safe. The Brodskys are more optimistic about the peace settlements than Nina who is rather negative about world peace. Nina wishes Russia could be rid of the Bolshev...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna that she may write in whichever language she likes and rather deprecatingly claims that she is most stupid. In Leipzig they had always spoken in German as they did not know Russian. Nina recalls the days with Tchaikovsky, whi...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her letter and book. A Russian pianist, Alexander Brailowsky, was in Kopenhagen and Nina went wild with enthusiasm. She cannot decide about Grieg's diary. His last letters were published against her will and she regret...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina received Anna Brodsky's letter just as the Griegs were leaving Kopenhagen. Siloti has invited Edvard to Russia several times but the political conditions are too sad for Edvard to accept. As one ages, one is not so energetic and strong...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina smiles when she hears that Anna keeps all her old letters to read them through again: Nina considers them to be unworthy of such attention. Nina has been delighted to hear the Brodsky Quartet with three other members, in Kopenhagen but regre...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have Anna's letter which she had been longing for. Percy Grainger's mother sent a mass of press cuttings of reviews after the Grieg concert: many are satisfied but the quartet has been criticised: "its tricky m...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her tale and wonders how long Anna's literary talent has been dormant. Nina has had a good Christmas and New Year though not quite so peaceful as she would have wished. As a Christmas present, Röntgen has sent Nina Edva...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes sadly of the present cruelly earnest life and of the happy times in the past. Recently she has chatted with Olga Neruda and they recalled the wonderful evening when Brodsky and Edvard played the C minor together. Dayas was also there...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes most appreciatively to Anna Brodsky of the Brodsky Quartet concert in Kopenhagen the previous evening when the Kopenhagen public gave them an ovation; such an event is rarely heard in Denmark. Nina expresses her fondness for Novacek a...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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