Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss at Oxford University Press

Letter No.: 
VWL1249
[25th October 1937]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Foss

Thank you very much
I thought I must accept - though honours from Germany are not what they were.1
Yrs

R. Vaughan Williams


1. VW had been awarded the Shakespeare Prize in Germany, but the rise of Fascism had caused VW to have reservations about receiving the award.

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Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/10, f.92
General notes: 

Date of receipt at Oxford University Press. See R.V.W.: a biography,  pp.216-218.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 285
Original database number: 
371025a