Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Letter No.: 
VWL846
March 10th [1930]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Dent

I have to appeal ad misericordiam - the Cambridge examinations clash with rehearsals and performance of an opera of mine at Oxford1 - It is fearfully important I shd be there. Would it be possible to find a substitute
Yours sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams


1. Sir John in Love to be conducted by Sargent in May - see R.V.W.: a biography p.181. In fact VW was able to go to Cambridge - see VWL847 and VWL848.

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Dent Archive undated
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Letter
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300310