Letter from Olin Downes Ralph Vaughan Williams

Letter No.: 
August 26, 1953

Dear Mr. Vaughan Williams

I would like with this letter to introduce to you a man and musician, whose artistic principles and effective work in the dissemination of his art really remove any necessity of a word of introduction about him at all.  I believe I told you in a recent letter1 something of Mr. Pfohl's work and personality.  Well I stop here, merely saying that it is with great pleasure that I send this little note to you through Mr. Pfohl.


Mr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
The White Gate2,
Dorking, Surrey,

1.  18 August.  See VWL3904.
2.  sic.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Olin Downes Papers, MS688, B63, F19
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Atlas, Allan W., “Ralph Vaughan Williams and Olin Downes: Newly Uncovered Letters”, Journal of the RVW Society No. 60 (June, 2014)
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