Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan

Letter No.: 
VWL546
[June 1935]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Bessie

Thank you so much for writing1 - you at all events know that as M. Balieff of the Chauve-Souris2 says “we artis' arre cheeldren, we laike àpplos - yes”
Yrs

R.V.W.


1.  Congratulating VW on being appointed to the Order of Merit.
2.  Presumably a quotation from the opening of Chauve Souris, a revue running in London, of which Nikita Balieff was the compère.

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Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
RCT 16.197

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/9, f.137
Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 262
Original database number: 
3506xa