Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to S.B. Lewertoff

Letter No.: 
March 17 [1946]

The White Gates

Dear Sir
Thankyou very much for your kind letter and enclose[d] programmes. The Palestine Orchestra are doing splendid work - for which everyone is grateful.1
Yrs faithfully
R Vaughan Williams

1. This letter was in response to a letter from the General Manager of the Palestine Orchestra, dated 7th March 1946:
"Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,
We are very happy to tell you that your "Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis" has recently been performed by our Orchestra with outstanding success. It was included in the 5th subscription series conducted by our guest conductor from England, Mr. Louis Cohen. But so much did this work please the public here that we repeated it in a number of concerts in towns and villages. It was also included in a special concert we gave for H..M. Forces on the 26th February also conducted by Mr. Cohen.
Programmes are enclosed herewith.
Yours very truly,
S.B. Lewertoff, Administrator"

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Date stamp [of receipt?] 6 May 1946