Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dorothy Newton

Letter No.: 
VWL494
4/3/22

13 Cheyne Walk
SW3

Dear Mrs Newton1

I think your idea is most attractive - I shd like to hear some more details - Meanwhile I cannot begin to think about it till May when some of my activities begin to cease.2
Yrs sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams


1. Later Mrs John Burnaby(?). She was secretary (?) of the Cambridge branch of the English Folk Dance Society.
2. Pencil note by the recipient: ‘My first suggestion of a Ballet’. The idea was to put on a ballet at Cambridge – the end result was Old King Cole, Catalogue of Works 1923/2.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 161, f.126
General notes: 

Presented to the British Library by Dr Percy Young.
See also VWL536.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
220304