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

From what Nina Grieg writes in this letter to Anna Brodsky, we understand that Anna Brodsky has been in Nancy with her sister Olga Picard who has been ill or has faced some misfortune, while Adolph Brodsky has been in Paris with "der stumme f...

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

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

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for the two cards from Venice. Things are going badly with the Griegs: Edvard has been ill ever since they went to Kopenhagen just before the New Year. At first he had bronchitis and influenza, and now his blood is out of order ...

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

Although Nina has not written to Anna the Brodskys are always in the Griegs' thoughts and they often speak of them. Nina is sad that the Brodskys did not come to Norway this summer especially as June was so wonderful. Nina mentions that th...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is anxious at not having heard from Anna for some time: no letter from Blackpool. There was no music in Bergen during the summer. Nina is rather upset about the political situation in Norway but does not want a republic and, were she more f...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina regrets that Anna has not received the letters written in October and November [see AB/813 written on 8 October 1905]. Nina is anxious to tell Anna how deeply she feels for Anna's fatherland and wishes Anna would persuade her sister [pr...

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

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