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Brodsky Papers

  • GB GB1179 AB
  • Collection
  • 1850s-1981

The Brodsky Papers comprise letters, newscuttings, programmes, telegrams, photograph albums, loose photographs, concert tickets, official documents (marriage certificate, diplomas) and music, which were found in the Brodsky home following the deat...

Brodsky, Adolph Davidovich (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Issue of ‘Monthly Musical Record’, Vol XXXIV, No. 400

It is not immediately clear why this journal has been kept. There is an article on ‘The Elgar Festival’, which mentions Elgar at length, as well as Hans Richter. The journal is dated 1 Apr 1904.

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Autograph letter signed from Granville Bantock to Adolph Brodsky

Bantock sends Brodsky a copy of the Constitution of a Musical League on the lines of a German Tonkunstler Verein and hopes that Brodsky will consent to join the Committee. Elgar is the Chairman. Richter, Henry Wood, Delius and others are on the ...

Bantock, Granville Ransome (1868-1946), Knight, Composer

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

The Brodskys have just received a letter from Lady Elgar reporting that Sir Edward is unwell. The Brodskys hope that he will soon be quite well again. Mrs. Brodsky tells Lady Elgar that her husband plays or studies the Elgar Concerto every day. ...

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

Autograph practice letter initialled from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

On the back of the first sheet is the start of a copy in Anna Brodsky's hand of a letter to her from Alice Elgar. In this letter Lady Elgar thanks Anna Brodsky for sending her diary which recalls the happy evening. [The continuation of this...

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

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Alice Elgar

Anna writes an enthusiastic letter of thanks to Lady Elgar after receiving the photograph of Sir Edward [see AB/744] that morning. Anna recalls the happy days in Rome [April 1908], but their days in Naples were spoiled by the poverty and misery. ...

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