Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Sharp

Letter No.: 
VWL795
[July 1927]

13 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea, S.W.3.

Dear Miss Sharp1

I have, in intervals of other things which have been pressing, been preparing all my proposed emendations of Act I - which I will come & discuss with you soon if I may - then I hope to get on to Act II2
Yrs sincerely

R Vaughan Williams


1. Evelyn Sharp, sister of Cecil Sharp the folk-song collector.
2. Evelyn Sharp was preparing a libretto for the opera The Poisoned Kiss (Catalogue of Works 1936/2) whose plot was developed from a short story ‘The Poison Maid’ from Twilight of the Gods by Richard Garnett.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 161, f.23
Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
2707xa