Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Coles

Letter No.: 
VWL4660
1st Nov [1937]

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

My Dear Nancy
(If I may make so bold)
(I think we are old-friends enough for this?)
How very nice of you to write - when these sort of things happen to one1 it is the good wishes of the friends which are the most valuable part - so please thank all my friends of the Merrow Choral Society for thinking of me. I look forward so much to the Bach in March2
Yours
R Vaughan Williams


1. Presumably the award of the Shakespeare Prize in Germany; see R.V.W.: a biography, pp.216-218.  See also VWL1249.
2. The performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion by the Leith Hill Choirs at Dorking; Nancy Coles (later Marsden) conducted the Merrow Town Choir.

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0259/1-2
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