Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Letter No.: 
VWL2622
27th January, 1953.

The White Gates,
Dorking, Surrey.

Dear Michael

Thank you so much for the photographs.1 The one of John2 and I meeting looks just as if one of us had just been telling an improper story; but do I really look like a sick dog when I am listening to music?
my love to Eslyn
yrs
RVW3
(R. Vaughan Williams).

Michael Kennedy, Esq.,
3, Moorwood Drive,
The Avenue, Sale.


1.  Taken at the premiere of Sinfonia Antartica in Manchester.
2.  i.e. Sir John Barbirolli, conductor of the Hallé Orchestra.
3.  Opening and final greeting and initials added by VW in manuscript.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 159, f.12
General notes: 

Typewritten. This letter is printed in part in Michael Kennedy, Works of Vaughan Williams, p.382.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 600; Kennedy, Works of Vaughan Williams, p.382
Original database number: 
530127