Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Marc Vignal

Letter No.: 
March 3rd, 1957.

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

Dear Mr Vignal,
Thank you, and all your co-signatories for your very kind and appreciative letter.1 It always i[n]terests me to hear your reactions to mine, and other composer's2 music  - so and do not hesitate to quote unfavourable criticisms. "Woe be unto you when all men speak well of you."
Yours sincerely,
R Vaughan Williams

1.  Vignal was a member of a music club in Paris which wrote several times to VW. See also VWL3975 and VWL1503. Vignal also wrote the first biography of VW in French (Ralph Vaughan Williams, Bleu Nuits Éditeur, Paris, 2015).
2. sic.


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Typewritten, signed.