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Brodsky Papers Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor
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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 Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Adolph Brodsky

Tchaikovsky has written to Brodsky from Paris but has had no reply and assumes that the letter never arrived. He tells Brodsky how much he loves him and Anna and Olga Lvovna; and recalls the wonderful hours spent with them in Leipzig. He has had...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter [incomplete] signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

This letter was probably written early in 1892 or 1893, not long after the Brodskys had settled in the United States. Nina mentions the problems facing the proposed American trip; mainly Grieg's health. Nina is pleased that the Brodskys con...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg writes enthusiastically to Brodsky from London. He recalls the happy times which he and Nina spent at Kaiser Wilhelm Strasse and Brodsky's wonderful violin playing. Grieg has been playing with Neruda [Wilma Hallé] who has charmed him ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph card from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

The Norwegian colony in Leipzig, the Griegs, expresses great appreciation of the outstanding violinist's kind attention to Norwegian musical interests. The letter (with accompanying envelope) is in German and is dated 28 Feb 1889.

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Programme of a concert given by the Brodsky Quartet and others

The concert was held in the small hall of the New Gewandhaus on Saturday 22 March. The players were Herr Edvard Grieg [piano], Herr Brodsky, Fraulein May Brammer [violin 1], Herren Becker, Novacek II., [violin 2], Novacek I, Weber [viola], Klenge...

Brodsky Quartet (1880s-1929)

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is anxious at not having heard from Anna Brodsky. Nina wonders when they are coming and if Novacek will be accompanying them. Now Nina has heard from Anna and realises that Anna's sister will also be coming. All will stay at the Grieg...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg is very sorry to hear that Adolph Brodsky has been very ill. Edvard now has rheumatism in both feet and for three weeks could scarcely walk from one chair to another. Now he is much better. He was invited to conduct his own works in ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Edvard Grieg is writing to Anna Brodsky on behalf of his wife Nina who is ill. She has been lying in a clinic for 3 weeks as she has a problem with her knees which may be the consequence of too much mineral water. Nina has been taking mineral wa...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph postcard signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

The Griegs are yearning to hear from the Brodskys and are wondering if they have received the letter and photograph. The Griegs think and speak daily of the happy all-too-short time spent chez the Brodskys. Grieg sends greetings to the cat, to ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

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