Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund and Antoinette Rubbra

Letter No.: 
VWL3357
July 22nd 1956.

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

Dear Edmund, and Antoinette,

Thank you so much for your letter, and you know how I value your appreciation.We were desolated not to be there.1  I hear that John2 was well enough to be able to conduct at the last concert.  I listened in to the broadcast of your symphony3 – a fine performance of a fine work.
Love to you both from both of us,
Yrs RVW


1. A performance of VW's Eighth Symphony.
2. John Barbirolli.
3. The broadcast of the performance of Rubbra's Sixth Symphony, performed at Cheltenham Festival on 17 July, conducted by Barbirolli.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Rubbra Box 21, f. 160
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
560722b