Item AB/593 - Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

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GB GB1179 AB-AB/593


Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky


  • 1905 (Creation)

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Grieg received Brodsky's letter the previous day. A few weeks ago Nina suddenly became ill and had to be taken to hospital. She had erysipelas and the doctors demand that she spends some weeks in a sanatorium before resuming her domestic duties. However the prospect of having the Brodskys with them from the 11th to the 18th June delights them, but Brodsky has only mentioned himself and they would like to have Anna as well: one has to put up with seasickness for dear friends. Brodsky with wife and child [the violin] are expected. The child will have to play without accompaniment as Grieg has not touched the piano for half a year. Public opinion in both Norway and Sweden is now against the government. The air is full of political intrigue. Grieg extends a welcome to Bergen and Troldhaugen to the Brodskys. Grieg regrets not having been at the Brodskys' silver wedding and sends post-celebration congratulations. Dated 29 May 1905.

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