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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

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Brodsky submits a programme for a concert [to be given to the Worcester Philharmonic Society] for Elgar's approval: Volkmann's Quartet in G minor; the first movement of Mozart's Concerto for Violin and Viola [to be played by Brodsky...

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

Photocopy of an autograph postcard signed from Edward Elgar to Carice Elgar

This picture postcard which Elgar sent to his daughter is of the Brodsky Quartet [Brodsky, Rawdon Briggs, Speelman and Fuchs]. The postcard is addressed to Miss Carice Elgar, Craeg Lea, Malvern. Elgar has written on the picture side of this post...

Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Adolph Brodsky writes admiringly to Edward Elgar of the latter's Quartet which was magnificently performed by the Catterall Quartet. Brodsky is particularly impressed with the first movement "which is a wonderful work of art." Bro...

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