Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

[23 September 1933]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dearest Harriet

How good of you to tell Betty you liked her concerto - she’s fearfully excited about it & at the idea that you might possibly do it at Hallé.1
Can I help with this - I cd write to some one  - but to whom?  Secretary or Committee or Conductor?  (who is he?)  Let me know & I will do all I can
Yrs ever as always

 RVW


1. Elizabeth Maconchy ('Betty') was a favourite pupil of VW. He had presumably sent the score of her Piano Concerto to Cohen, who eventually performed it (check!) but not apparently on this occasion  - see 361121.

General notes: 

Date from postmark (no longer present).

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1648, f. 52

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Format: 
Letter
Letter No.: 
VWL1096
Original database number: 
330923