Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976

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VWL1149 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anne Macnaghten

My Dear Anne

How splendid of you to be carrying on with the good work.1
I have several suggestions:
(1) Dorothy Gow’s...

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VWL996 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Ivor Atkins

Dear Atkins

I am sending you herewith the 2 Psalms by the young composer Britten aged 18 about which I spoke to you.1
I...

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VWL1040 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Benjamin Britten

Dear Britten

I spoke to Polkinhorne1 and he tells me that they had nothing to do with supplying the list of names. He is...

19330119
VWL3886 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Welcome home to London.
I shd love to come & see you one day when & if possible - but I hardly ever go to London...

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VWL1716 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Benjamin Britten

Dear Britten

Thank you very much for your kind good wishes1
Yours sincerely

R Vaughan Williams


1. ...

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VWL2026 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

Dear Lilburn

I had already guessed it was you and wrote accordingly1 - Now, your welcome letter has come - & I thank you...

19460115
VWL3051 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Professor Arthur Hutchings

Dear Professor Hutchings
In my opinion the University of Durham would do itself honour by conferring a degree on Edmund Rubbra.
His work...

19481029
VWL5038 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Buckland

Dear Buckland
Thankyou for your letter.
I return your friend's letter which I hope he will not send1
You are wrong about...

19490429
VWL2201 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Benjamin Britten

Dear Britten

I resigned from the L.C.C. advisory ctee in June on the question of the organ & I believe Dyson also...

19510308
VWL2293 Letter from Hubert Foss to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Draft Letter to Dr. R. Vaughan Williams, O.M.

My dear Ralph

Much to my astonishment, B.B.C. Television have approached me to ask if...

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