Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Beryl Lock

Letter No.: 
VWL3206
[15th Oct 1955]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
10, Hanover Terrace,
Regents Park,
London, N.W.1.

My dear Beryl

Thank you both for that lovely scarf and for remembering my birthday.  We had a good time in B’ham1 and very fine performances - everyone most kind and hospitable. Tomorrow we are off to Cork.2 Life seems very full just at present.
Love from

Ralph

Lady Lock
Valley Gate
Milford-on-Sea
Hampshire


1.  Birmingham where VW had conducted his Serenade to Music and had heard the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra play his Fourth Symphony on 11th October - see R.V.W.: a biography, p.366.
2. To give the first Bax lecture at the University of Cork. His subject was folksong.

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MS Mus. 1714/1/21, ff. 38-39
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Original database number: 
551015