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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Some notes in Russian have been written in Anna's hand round the edges of this letter. Nina writes most appreciatively of Anna Brodsky's book [Recollections of a Russian home] which she read the previous day. Nina wonders why Anna has ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for the two cards from Venice. Things are going badly with the Griegs: Edvard has been ill ever since they went to Kopenhagen just before the New Year. At first he had bronchitis and influenza, and now his blood is out of order ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina regrets that Anna has not received the letters written in October and November [see AB/813 written on 8 October 1905]. Nina is anxious to tell Anna how deeply she feels for Anna's fatherland and wishes Anna would persuade her sister [pr...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This is a letter of admiration for Anna who is forming a club and can now speak in public for her native land. The Griegs are very happy to give their names to the club. Edvard has a play through the following day and the concert is on next Thur...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg writes that the concert will be at 3pm and hopes that the Brodskys will still be able to come. After the concert at 7.30pm the Griegs are invited to a great Norwegian celebration [for their day of liberation] where Nansen will be presi...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes that Edvard has terrible influenza but fortunately Nina had it first and is able to look after him. They plan to travel in March. Nina believes that Kristiania is an absolutely unhealthy town, lying low at the end of the fjord with m...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina reports that Olga Neruda and her sister, Lady Hallé, are in Kristiania; they should have come to the Griegs' that day but they will be playing Brahms, the Chaconne and all other possible things the following evening. The Griegs are over...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her letter and is delighted that their names can be used for a good purpose [the Royal Manchester College of Music Club]. Nina hopes that Anna is now rid of her influenza. Edvard has been taking Finsen's electric light ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina apologises for not writing to Anna. Nina has been very moved at the love and respect which the whole world has for Edvard. She thinks it remarkable that the English people have so much respect for art and artists. The concert with Edvard&#...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes most appreciatively of the Brodskys' friendship and is delighted that dear Brodsky will be happy to have Edvard's pen, which Nina has put safely in the chest. Nina suggests a "little trip" to Troldhaugen to collect...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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