Downes, Olin, 1886-1955

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VWL3833 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes
This letter introduces to you my friends Mr. & Mrs. Julian Gardiner who are coming to New York.
Mr. Gardiner is an...

19390112
VWL3844 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes

(This is for your own ears only - not for publication please)

I have been sent a copy of your very interesting...

19410124
VWL3845 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Esq.
White Gates,
Westcott Road.
Dorking, England

Dear Mr Williams1:
I learn with...

19430825
VWL3846 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes,

Many thanks for your letter.  It is always a pleasure for me to hear from you.  You must also forgive me for typing, but I...

19430925
VWL2783 Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Williams:

This is just a short note to reiterate my warm congratulation on the outstanding success of your SIXTH Symphony, in...

19480810
VWL2685 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

In reply to your various letters:
My “Prelude on an Old Carol Tune” is founded on the incidental music which I wrote for...

19530520
VWL3904 Letter from Olin Downes to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Mr. Vaughan Williams
I want to tell you of a really wonderful experience that I had recently at what is called the Transylvania Music...

19530818
VWL3905 Letter from Olin Downes Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Mr. Vaughan Williams

I would like with this letter to introduce to you a man and musician, whose artistic principles and effective...

19530826
VWL3906 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes,

Thank you for your most interesting letter1.  If ever you print your lecture I should be so glad to have a copy...

19530831
VWL2948 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Olin Downes

Dear Mr Downes

I am so sorry – But Mr Pfohl only telephoned me 24 hours before leaving for Europe – and I happened to be busy all that day...

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