Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Strode

Letter No.: 
[17th October 1957]

10 Hanover Terrace, London, NW 1

                  Ralph Vaughan Williams 
                    Thanks you for your
                         good wishes1

Thank you so much - I hope you are both2 better

Next singery Mon. Nov.4 card to follow.3

1. On his 85th birthday.
2. At this time Rosamund Strode was sometimes at home and sometimes not.
3. Note added in UVW’s handwriting. The ‘singeries’ were irregular parties held by the VWs at Hanover Terrace at which madrigals and other music were sung by the assembled company. Both Nacy and Rosamund Strode came to them from time to time.

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Nancy Rosamund Horsley Strode, mother of Rosamund Strode, was a pupil of Gustav Holst at St Paul's Girls School.
Printed postcard with MS additions. Date from postmark

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