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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been delighted to receive Anna's letter describing her daily life: now Nina can picture Anna walking her little dog when the three violins become too much. Nina mentions the two children [Tony Maaskoff and Alfred Barker] who made su...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard from Anna again and asks if Anna is now quite herself again. Nina feels quite sad when Anna tells her of the flowers in her garden. Nina recalls how good the Brodskys were to Nina and Tonny and eulogises the "...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina opens her brief letter in wonder that Brodsky continues to be so well artistically and physically. Poor Nina has been lying ill with sciatica for six weeks in hospital and has suffered a great deal. For four days now she has been with Tonny...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Nina Grieg

Anna writes to Nina as she sits under the fragrant firs while not far away the orchestra plays waltzes by Johann Strauss. Anna writes that she and Adolph wish to enjoy some of the modern composers, Debussy, Max Reger, Delius, etc., but what they ...

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

In this letter Nina rejoices with Anna at the Russian Revolution. She wishes Edvard were alive to see it but is glad he does not see all the suffering. Nina is looking forward to peace and to a happy life in art and science. "Music must be...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has been acting as an intermediary between the Brodskys and Mr. Benis whose letters have been failing to reach their destinations. Nina has written to Mr. Benis and received a card from him written on 17 November. She tries to put their anx...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Nina writes a very warm letter of thanks to the Brodskys for their wonderful hospitality to Nina and her sister Antonie. Fraulein Stockmarr met them at the station and there were flowers and fruit in their rooms. The previous day their hostess h...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina received Anna Brodsky's letter just as the Griegs were leaving Kopenhagen. Siloti has invited Edvard to Russia several times but the political conditions are too sad for Edvard to accept. As one ages, one is not so energetic and strong...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have heard again from the Brodskys and to hear that Brodsky travels, plays magnificently and receives laurel wreaths. They are hoping to come to the Brodskys at the end of April and are looking forward to seeing the Brodskys ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her two letters and is glad to know that the Brodskys are safe and well. Anna has been very anxious about her sister [Olga Skadowsky] to whom Nina has written and will send the answer as soon as it comes. Nina grieves for An...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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