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

Nina writes very anxiously about Anna to Adolph. She has heard from Frau Behrens how ill Anna is. She is also pleased to hear that "der stumme Fisch" [the silent fish], Anna's nephew Leon Picard, is, to Anna's great joy, wit...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has received news of Anna from Adolph. She has been wandering around with a large question mark before her eyes. The slightest improvement comes like a ray of sunshine. Nina suggests that Adolph should play to Anna: true art is the best we...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter [incomplete] signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This letter may have been written in 1924, the year when Anna Brodsky's sister, Olga managed to leave Russia to come to Bowdon. In this last page of a letter to Anna Brodsky, Nina writes that she often accompanies the lieder at Grieg evening...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Adolph for his charming letter in which he describes the Brodskys' lives. Nina is delighted that Anna is getting better. She enquires if Barker is the only new member of the quartet. Maaskoff is Anna's favourite pupil. Ni...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard from Anna again and asks if Anna is now quite herself again. Nina feels quite sad when Anna tells her of the flowers in her garden. Nina recalls how good the Brodskys were to Nina and Tonny and eulogises the "...

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 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 writes at length about Unitarianism. She has sent Anna an article written by their minister, Thorwald Kierkegard, which Anna has found interesting. Nina and her sister have been members for 10 to 12 years and they believe it is the religion...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This a very warm letter from Nina to the Brodskys. Nina recalls the happy days with the Brodskys and mentions that it is now 20 years since Edvard died. His music is alive over the entire world. Nina herself still takes part in Grieg evenings. ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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