Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Letter No.: 
VWL1780
[?Spring 1947]

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

My Dear Randolph

I am delighted to have the “Robins Nest”. I wish I could remember the year I wrote it -  Adeline is really on the mend now & sends you her love.1
Yrs

Ralph


1. ‘The Robin’s Nest’ was written in 1878 (see Catalogue of Works under that year) and is VW’s first extant composition. The manuscript, apparently owned by Wedgwood but returned to VW, is now British Library Add MS 54186.

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Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Add MS 71700, f.41
General notes: 

Date assumed; ‘Adeline had been ill again early in the spring ...’ (R.V.W.: a biography, p.276).

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 473
Original database number: 
4704xa