Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Müller-Hartmann

Letter No.: 
VWL1277
January 27 [1938]

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

Dear Dr Müller-Hartmann1

I venture to write to you at the instigation of our mutual friend Miss Imogen Holst.
I should very much like to make your acquaintance. Could you come to lunch with me at the Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road near the Albert Hall at 1 o'clock next Wednesday February 2nd? It would give me great pleasure.
Yours sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams2


1.  A German composer who came to England in 1937. At this time he was living in Dorking with the Hornsteins, friends of the VWs. He did much copying for VW. In the hand of AVW , signed by VW; during absences AVW often wrote business letters on VW's behalf (see VWL1360 - 'I'll now write answers according to yr instructions').

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/2/6, ff. 73-74
Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
White, Dear Müller-Hartmann, 1
Original database number: 
380127