Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Letter No.: 
VWL3395
May 6th 1956.

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

Dear Herbert, of the Severn1

It was good of you to think of me at Manchester.2 It was a splendid performance. 
Our love to you both,
Yrs

RVW


1. ‘of the Severn’, a reference to Herbert Howells’ Missa Sabrinesis, added in VW’s hand. The remainder of the letter is typewritten, possibly by UVW.
2. The Eighth Symphony (Catalogue of Works 1955/3) had received its first performance in Manchester on 2nd May.

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MS 7832/376 rr

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Typewritten, signed.

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Letter
Original database number: 
560506b