Butterworth, George, 1885-1916

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VWL302 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

R. Curle1 reports that you think that I think (this is rather Irish) that I don’t admire G. Butterworths...

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VWL395 Letter from George Butterworth to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph

Among  all the debauch of last night’s congratulations and mutual pattings on the back, I really had nothing much to add, but...

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VWL396 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I don't know which of the two alternatives I hope is the true one. Because (A) I admire your judgement extremely but (B) I value...

19140401
VWL348 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I am so much touched by your offer - but I really don't know if I should accept - why shd you spoil your holiday - I...

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VWL349 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward J. Dent

Dear Dent

I expect you've had enough of my symphony by now.1
There is to be, after all, a performance in Edinburgh...

19141006
VWL4299 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw

Dear Martin
Thank you very much for writing to me.  I had better put the difficulties first (I always get to work that way).
First...

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VWL424 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Kaye Butterworth

I hope you will not mind my writing to you about George - you know how my wife and I loved and admired him - but...

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VWL425 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander

Thank you very much for your kind letter - I felt quite overwhelmed that George should have left what amounts to nearly...

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VWL426 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gustav Holst

Dear V.

I was most touched by your letter.  I've indeed longed to be home in many ways during the last month - but in other ways I should...

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VWL435 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander

I am sending a few words which I have tried to write about George - I wish it was more worthy - if you wd...

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