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Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Adolph Brodsky

Speelman regrets missing Brodsky but hopes he may have some viola teaching for him. The Geoghegans send greetings to the Brodskys. Speelman asks when they will rehearse for Ancoats. The letter is dated 6 Nov.

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Adolph Brodsky

Speelman gives Brodsky a provisional date, 3 November, for a Dublin concert. The Dublin Society has asked Speelman to quote terms for a recital by Esposito, Brodsky, Hatton and himself. Speelman has asked the Society to deal with Esposito and q...

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Adolph Brodsky

Speelman writes to Brodsky about clashes with concert dates in Bury, Liverpool and Belfast. Speelman finishes in Blackpool on the 23rd of September but will go immediately to Utrecht to see a specialist about his hand. The letter is dated 26 Aug.

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Carl Fuchs

Speelman writes to Fuchs of the suggestion made by a man at the beginning of the season that the quartet should appear at some music halls. At first Speelman believed that this was a joke but the man has written to him [Speelman encloses the lett...

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist

Silver coffee pot

This small silver straight-sided coffee pot has leather entwined round the handle. This coffee pot is inscribed with the words in upper-case letters: Brodsky with Speelman's love.

Speelman, Simon (1852-1920), Violist