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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg celebrated his 60th birthday on 15 June 1903. Grieg thanks the Brodskys for the telegram which did not compensate for their absence from his birthday celebrations. It was a week of festivities and worth the journey for Bjornson's spee...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

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

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 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 writes of the happy evening hours, the loveliest time of the whole day, when they read alone or aloud and then always go to bed too late since they never want to bring the evening to an end. Edvard is reading "Briefwechsel zwischen Joh....

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Olga Skadowsky to Anna Brodsky

This letter is from Anna's sister, Olga Skadowsky who married Leon Picard. The letter has been written to Anna after the Brodskys' return to England in 1915 following their release from internment. Olga has just received Anna's fi...

Skadowsky, Olga (fl.1856–1940)

Autograph letter signed from Olga Skadowsky to Anna Brodsky

Olga has just received a letter from her sister Anna, the first sign of life [since the Brodskys were interned as prisoners of war in Austria at the outbreak of the Great War]. Olga reassures her sister that they are all well and continuing as be...

Skadowsky, Olga (fl.1856–1940)

Autograph letter from Olga Skadowsky to Adolph Brodsky

This letter is incomplete. Olga writes to wish Adolph a happy birthday. She has not heard from the Brodskys for 14 months although she has written many times. Nor has she heard from Leon for 14 months. Olga is well and working harder than ever...

Skadowsky, Olga (fl.1856–1940)

Autograph postcard signed from Olga Skadowsky to Anna Brodsky

Olga is well and working hard. She anxiously awaits news of Leon's departure from Moscow. She met a friend who is very thin but happy because her grandchildren have asked her to go and stay with them. She advises Anna to rest and not to ov...

Skadowsky, Olga (fl.1856–1940)

Autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Olga Skadowsky.

Leon Skadowsky is a brother of Anna and Olga. The family comprised 11 children. Anna is delighted to have received Olga's letter dated 24 December 1918. The previous letter received from Olga had been written in November 1917. Letters se...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

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