Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Sheppard

Letter No.: 
VWL4344
20th January, 1953.

The White Gates,
Dorking, Surrey.

Dear Mary
Thank you so much for your telegram. It was a fine performance.1
I hope you have good news of Victor.2
Love
Uncle Ralph
(R. Vaughan Williams).

Mrs. Sheppard,
34, Canberra Road,
Charlton,
S.E.7.


1. Possibly of the Sinfonia Antartica, which had premiered on 14 January in Manchester.
2. Mary's husband Victor appears to have been abroad at this time, probably in South Africa. Mary joined him there later in the year.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1737, f.61
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter