Downes, Olin, 1886-1955

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VWL3908 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Irene Downes

Dear Mrs Downes

We were both so very sorry to hear this sad news, and this is just a line to say that we are thinking of you so much.  We...

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VWL3910 Letter from Olin Downes to LeRoy Van Hoesen jr

Mr. LeRoy Van Hoesen, Jr.
842 Columbia Street
Hudson, New York

Dear Mr. Van Hosen

It is a pleasure to read your letter and...

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VWL3909 Letter from LeRoy Van Hoesen, jr to Olin Downes

Dear Mr. Downes,
Last year I bought the London record album containing the symphonies of Vaughan Williams1.  It was an...

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VWL3907 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 - & I happened to be busy all that...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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