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

Nina thanks the Brodskys most enthusiastically after staying with them in Bowdon. Tony [Antonie] chatted about the Brodskys the whole time and the journey passed quickly. Mrs. Grainger and Miss Stockmarr were at the station and there Tony and Ni...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna about beautiful, peaceful unforgettable Bowdon and the happy time spent there with the Brodskys. She complains about the unpeaceful nature of life in this smallish town. The Norwegians are anxiously awaiting to hear of the d...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is very impressed that Anna has been able to give a lecture on Tolstoy, the great idealist of her fatherland. For a few weeks a pianist, Ignacy Friedman, [Polish pianist and composer, 1882-1948] with an insurpassable technique, was here and ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard from Anna and appreciates the invitation to visit the Brodskys for a third time. Nina hints at Tchaikovsky's homosexuality. In Kopenhagen he has many warm and charmed followers. He is often played at the Kin...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has just celebrated her seventieth birthday and received 200 telgrams, half as many letters and many presents including an epergne from 50 ladies in Kristiania, for all of which Nina has had to write thanks. The day was spent quietly at Fugl...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her last letter and for the precious friendship which Nina increasingly values. They have been in Norway for more than a month: first three weeks in Kristiania and now to take some sea baths. Later they intend to go to the m...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has at last received a letter from Mr. Benis as heralded in his telegram. He and all their friends want to know that the Brodskys are safe, well and happy and that they will see them soon. Nina has met Rachmaninov and found him most noble a...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This letter may have been written in the winter of 1910, 1911 or 1913 when Nina wintered at the Hotel d'Angleterre in Kopenhagen. She should have written earlier but she had wanted to chat with Johanne Stockmarre [who sang at a concert in Ma...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her last book. Autumn is now approaching after a lovely summer. The following week, Nina and Tonny are going to Kristiania and then to winter in Kopenhagen as usual. In a postscript Nina mentions that Tonny is 81 that day a...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been delighted to receive a letter from Anna about Unitarianism. Nina and her sister go each Sunday to hear a sermon and sing psalms. There has only been a meeting room but the foundation stone of the first church will be laid on Friday...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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