Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

Letter No.: 
VWL4974
Oct 16 [1938]

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

Dear Mr Cleghorn Thomson
I have already heard personally from Mr Jahoda1 and have written a testimonial - The best I could do after only hearing him play once for about 15 minutes
Yrs sincerely
R Vaughan Williams


1. Fritz Jahoda was a pianist and conductor who had fled from Germany and then Austria with the rise of National Socialism, and was at this time a refugee in England applying for residency; the following year he moved to the USA.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS. S.P.S.L. 288/7, f. 540
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Year from date stamp of receipt on letter.

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Letter