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Brodsky Papers Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer
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Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Adolph Brodsky is very keen to go to the private performance of Elgar's Quartet and Quintet and wonders if he and his wife could gain admission to it. Brodsky will play Elgar's sonata at a Brodsky Quartet Concert next season. Brodsky w...

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

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

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

Brodsky is very sorry to hear from Mr. Griffiths about Elgar's attack of bronchitis and thinks he was very wise not to take "any risques" as Elgar's health is very precious to all who love his music. Brodsky wonders what Elgar...

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

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

In this letter to "Sir Elgar", Anna expresses great appreciation of Elgar's music and especially his violin concerto which has helped her so much during her long and severe illness. She is very grateful and as she considers him a d...

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

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

This letter is in reply to Elgar's inviting Brodsky to perform in a Hallé concert in celebration of Elgar's seventieth birthday in January 1927. The original is dated ‘November or December 1926’, and it is unclear when this photocopy wa...

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

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

Brodsky apologises as his and Anna’s birthday wishes did not reach Elgar, but he repeats them in this message. He signs the letter Annadolph Brodsky. The original is dated 3 Jun 1928, and it is unclear when this photocopy was made.

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

Photocopy of ‘At home in England’ by Anna Brodsky

Anna Brodsky sent this booklet to Sir Edward Elgar. On the title page, she has written: To Dear Sir Edward Elgar with best wishes for Christmas and the New Year, Anna Brodsky. A summary of the contents of this booklet is given in AB/290, which w...

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

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