Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cuthbert Bates

Letter No.: 
VWL5150
[22 April 1928]

13 Cheyne Walk
SW3

Dear Mr Bates
Mr Reach one of our B.C.1 professional tenors has a nice voice & is a good reader
Also Mr Isbister
I know of no amateur tenors who wd be up to the mark
I am so glad [...]2  Montgomery is proving useful
Yours sincerely
R Vaughan Williams
 

P.S. as my writing is so bad I will print the name REACH ISBISTER


1. Bach Choir, which VW conducted at this time. Bates conducted the Tudor Singers and presumably had asked VW for recommendations.
2. Name indecipherable

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