Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harriet Cohen

Letter No.: 
VWL925
[14 July 1931]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dearest Harriet

Here it is
If you don’t like it send it back.1  If you do like it I will come & claim my reward.2
I had not forgotten about the theatre - But I’m a country cousin now & never in London3 - & you an international celebrity & never in England – But I want it & we will do it
Yrs

RVW


1.  Probably the last movement of the Piano Concerto, Catalogue of Works, 1931/3.
2. A reference to the ongoing joke with Cohen that she owed him 10,000 kisses. See VWL976.
2. The VWs had moved to Dorking that year.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1642, ff. 12-13
General notes: 

Date from postmark (14 Jul 31).

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 199
Original database number: 
310714a