Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Professor Hermann Fiedler

Nov 19 [1938]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Professor
Thankyou so much for your letter - I am making some enquiries about Mr Butcher [?] - At present I don't feel inclined to help anyone go to Germany!1
My love to Herma2
Yrs
R Vaughan Williams


1. Fiedler had instigated the awarding of the Shakespeare Prize to VW in 1937, and accompanied him to Germany to receive it in 1938. Mr Butcher has not been identified.
2. Daughter of Hermann; she had accompanied him to Germany with VW.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/11, f. 88
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Letter
Letter No.: 
VWL4638
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