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Autograph letter signed from Clyde Twelvetrees to Adolph Brodsky

Twelvetrees informs Brodsky that he has just accepted the position of principal 'cello in the Hallé Orchestra next season and, as these concerts will hardly provide a living, he asks Brodsky's advice about finding pupils. He has had 15 ...

Twelvetrees, Clyde (1865-1956), 'cellist

Autograph letter signed from F.E. Weiss to whom it may concern

Weiss writes in his capacity as Vice-Chancellor of the University and Chairman of the Royal [Manchester] College of Music to achieve the release of Brodsky, being held as a non-combatant prisoner of war in Austria. Weiss certifies that Brodsky is...

Weiss, F.E. (fl.1892-fl.1930), Professor of Botany and Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University, Chair of Royal Manchester College of Music

Autograph letter signed from Frank Merrick to Adolph Brodsky

Mr. Withers has asked if Frank Merrick will continue with the present arrangement regarding rooms until the next Council meeting. Merrick is willing, but would like henceforth to have no.12 for 2 whole days per week - either Tuesday and Friday or...

Merrick, Frank (1886-1981), Pianist, teacher and composer

Autograph letter signed from Granville Hill to Adolph Brodsky

Granville Hill apologises for the delay in replying to Brodsky's letter. He will look in at the College on Friday morning at 11 to run through the Mendelssohn or any other pieces Brodsky has selected for next Sunday's concert. The lett...

Hill, Granville (fl.1900s-1920s)

Autograph letter signed from Robert Jaffrey Forbes to Leon Picard

R.J. Forbes informs Mr. Leon Picard that the Royal Manchester College of Music will be sharing an exchange broadcast on the wireless [North Regional] with the Leipzig Conservatorium. Dated 12 Jun 1939.

Forbes, Robert Jaffrey (1879-1958), conductor, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Autograph list of names connected with the RMCM Club

This list of both men and women may be connected with the RMCM Club. After 2 of the names is written ‘solo’ which suggests that it may be a list of potential performers.

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973), music conservatoire

Autograph list of prizes

This list of prizes was probably for an RMCM Club event. The list includes gong, clock, 2 jewel caskets, one from Mrs Brodsky, boxes of cigarettes, boxes of chocolates, postcard album, matchbox holder, hatpin stand, Omar Khayam, Emerson Treasury,...

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973), music conservatoire

Autograph notes concerning the RMCM Club

These notes are in both English and Russian. These notes may be Anna Brodsky's agenda for an annual meeting of the RMCM Club in its early years. Anna lists where the distant members live, the furthest away being in Calcutta, Natal, Capetown...

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973), music conservatoire

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