Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to J.M. Martin

Letter No.: 
VWL2981
6th April, 1949

The White Gates,
Dorking.

Dear Martin1,

Thank you for your letter. I am so glad your Benedicite is going to be published.
Yours sincerely,

R Vaughan Williams

J.M. Martin, Esq.,
21 Norland Square Mansions,
London, W.11.


1.  James McKay Martin, a former student of VW at the Royal College of Music, participant in the Leith Hill Musical Festival and a close friend of Hubert Foss, with whom VW subsequently corresponded about the latter's ill health. His Benedicite was published by A & C Black in 1949. See his article ‘Recollections of R.V.W.’, Musical Opinion, July 1984, pp.303-305.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/26, f. 153
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed; the signature has been cut away and is no longer present.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
490406