Finzi, Gerald, 1901-1956

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VWL3381 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Some time ago an American society wanted to shut me up in a cage & not let me out till I had written a symphony - When I...

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VWL3411 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

On the advice of my accountant I have decided [to] use the money coming from my performing fees to endow a fund for the...

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VWL3412 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,

I am so sorry we cannot after all come either on the eighth or the ninth: we have had a delightful invitation from the...

19560602
VWL3414 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Glover

Dear Cedric,

The other day Gerald1 made my flesh creep by an account he had had from you of the parlous state of the Purcell...

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VWL3345 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

Thank you very much for the Romance.1 Judging from looking at it, it seems to me that it ought to go from the...

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VWL3363 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

My dear Adrian,

I am stopping for the week end with Gerald Finzi, and he showed me your letter to him, and now I have received yours to me...

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VWL4187 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

My dear Joan,
We rejoice at your release.  I do hope it will be an agreeable place to stay, and you will start feeling more like yourself...

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VWL3424 Letter from Joy Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dearest Uncle Ralph,

I wish I could bear this news gently to you.
Two years ago Gerald had a small growth in his neck diagnosed as a...

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VWL3426 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dearest Joyce

You know how great a friend he was and what a staunch  adviser - I always came to him for advice & help.1...

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VWL3428 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Rutland Boughton

Dear Mr Boughton,

It is strange to answer your letter when that lovely morning we all spent together is so fresh in our minds, and to think...

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