Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Letter No.: 
VWL585
[22nd May 1925]

Salzburg

We have returned here to recover from all the funny noises - I will tell you about it when we return. Rietz is a charming man.1

RVW


1. The VWs had gone to Prague for the first part of the International Society of Contemporary Music Festival, where the Pastoral Symphony had been given as the only British contribution. There had been a subscription to enable the work to be conducted by a British conductor (Adrian Boult). See VWL586 and VWL576.  Rietz has not been identified.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
HOL/2/8/2/237
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Date from postmark

Format: 
Postcard
Original database number: 
250522