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

Autograph letter signed from Ferruccio Busoni to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

This is a very warm letter to the Brodskys. Busoni has had several pangs of conscience at not writing after leaving them. Busoni loved Edinburgh and was certainly not disappointed. The score of his violin concerto has not yet been published an...

Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866-1924), Composer, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Elgar thanks the Brodskys for the beautiful account of Christmas Eve [one of Anna Brodksy's booklets, entitled 'Christmas Eve in Old Russia']. He sends his good wishes as ever to the Brodskys. It is dated 17 Dec 1924.

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Anna Brodsky

Elgar thanks Mrs. Brodsky for her charming sketches which he values greatly. He is overwhelmed by her kind references to himself. Elgar often thinks of Brodsky's old spacious study and regrets that he, Elgar is so far away from the scene of...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Elgar apologises to the Brodskys about the telegram, quite a mistake on the part of the P.O. He sends his thanks and love to the dear Brodskys. In a P.S. overleaf, Elgar informs the Brodskys that his London address is still 37 St. James's P...

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

Photograph of Edward Elgar

Elgar has surscribed the mount: To my dear A. & A. Brodsky and signed his name. The photograph is in a decorated wooden frame. In this photograph, Elgar is pictured almost in profile with the left side of his face on view.

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

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

The Griegs are very upset that the Brodskys are postponing their visit to Norway and are also sad that they are going to America with Novacek and Sascha. Delius and Halter [of whom they have heard Sinding speak] will be visiting the Griegs in the...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

In this letter Nina Grieg writes to Anna Brodsky of God in whom she believes and of death which she does not fear. Anna has written on these philosophical matters to Nina. Recently Edvard has played the piano and Nina has sung a little at a conc...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Anna Brodsky has written to ask Edvard Grieg if she may write about him and the reply is yes: Anna may write what she likes about Edvard since he knows that she will only write what is true and noble. Nina looks forward to reading Anna's wor...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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