Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roger Quilter

Letter No.: 
VWL1720
Oct 24 [1942]

Dorking

Dear Quilter

Thankyou very much1 
– I value it very much when my fellow craftsmen wish me well – because you know how things are done & must so often be amazed at my want of “metier”.
And that in spite of this you find something to praise in my works gives me great pleasure – especially from one like you who have the whole craftsmanship of your exquisite art at your fingers ends.
Yrs sincerely

R Vaughan Williams


1. Quilter had written to VW congratulating him on his 70th birthday.

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Date ascribed by Valerie Langfield.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 403
Original database number: 
421024a