Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Veronica Gotch

Letter No.: 
[About 24th January 1949]

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

Dear Veronica1

I loved your dear Mother so much - & I hope & believe she was fond of me.2
All love

Uncle Ralph

1.  Veronica Horsley Gotch, 1894-1982, daughter to Rosamund Gotch and aunt of Rosamund Strode, was a professional viola player, often playing at the LHMF.
2.  Rosamund Gotch, who had designed the costumes for many productions at the RCM (including VW’s The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains, Hugh the Drover and Sir John in Love) had died on 22 January.

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Rosamund Strode
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