Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to W.W. Thompson of the BBC

Letter No.: 
VWL678
[July 1939]

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

Dear Mr Thompson

I am asking Dr Hull of Hereford1 to send you a copy of the notes I have written for them
Please note title
Five variants of “Dives and Lazarus”2
The “ ” (inverted commas) are important as they are the title of the tune from which the variants are derived.
Yrs sincerely

R Vaughan Williams


1.  Percy Hull, organist of Hereford Cathedral 1918-1949, knighted in 1947.
2.  Catalogue of Works 1939/2.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 910, VW composer

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/12, f. 121
General notes: 

Date added in different hand.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
3907xa