Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Kathleen Merritt

Letter No.: 
VWL1569
June 23 [1939]

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

My Dear K.1

I am so sorry - yes I finish at 4.45 at RCM2 on Wednesdays so we shd just miss.
As regard "Dives & Lazarus" it is down for Proms some time & after for R. Mayer3 - & there is only one set of parts! so I don’t know what can be done.
Love from

Uncle Ralph


1.  Kathleen Merritt, conducted a small orchestra.
2.  Royal College of Music
3.  Robert Mayer (later Sir Robert) - organiser of children's concerts since 1923.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Add. MS 69816, f.18
General notes: 

Envelope addressed: To Miss K Merritt, 32 Holland Park, London W11 [Re-directed to Bridge House, Petersfield, Hants]. PM London 6.15 25 Jne 1939

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
390623