Mother of Nikolay Konradi (b. 1849; d. 1932), born Alina Ivanovna Meyer (Алина Ивановна Мейер); known after her first marriage as Alina Ivanovna Konradi (Алина Ивановна Конради), and after her second marriage as Alina Ivanovna Bryullova (Алина Ивановна Брюллова).
It was from Alina's first marriage to the agriculturist Herman Konradi (1833–1882) that she had a deaf-mute son Nikolay ("Kolya"), to whom Tchaikovsky's brother Modest became tutor in 1876. The composer and his brother often stayed at the Konradis' estate at Grankino, and knew the family well, although relations with Alina became strained after she divorced from her husband in 1881, and Modest was granted permanent guardianship of Nikolay the following year.
During the 1880s Alina married her second husband Vladimir Aleksandrovich Bryullov (1846–1918), the manager of the Russian National Museum.
Tchaikovsky's works dedicated to Alina Bryullova:
Tchaikovsky's correspondence with Alina Bryullova:
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