Howells, Herbert, 1892-1983

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VWL3455 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dorothy Howells

My dear Dorothy,

If anything I can do will help Herbert to write still more of his beautiful music I shall feel amply repaid.  As a matter...

19561223
VWL2754 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Francis Chandler

Dear Mr Chandler,1

Thank you very much for the photograph. I cannot remember the circumstances, but apparently I was very rude,...

19540114
VWL4476 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Howes

Dear Howes
The story is as follows:-
I was going out of Birmingham Town Hall after the 1st performance of Gerontius...

19400927
VWL1190 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

I am sending the Gurney songs to Foss tomorrow. I have been through them with Herbert1 and we have both come to the...

19370725
VWL1764 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gwen Beckett (BBC)

Dear Mrs Beckett

At the request of Sir Adrian I send you a list of those I am inviting to Maida Vale on May 25.1
Mr. Hubert...

19430521
VWL2247 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

Thank you both very much for your kind sympathy1
R. Vaughan Williams


1. AVW had died on 10 May....

19510521
VWL4556 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

The postponed play through of my Symphony1 by Michael Mullinar will take place on Thursday June 5 at 11.30 - 2.30 at the Royal College...

19470513
VWL776 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I have heard from Marion Scott of your terrible loss.1
I know that letters & words can do little at these...

19350910
VWL2284 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert,

Thank you very much for your birthday greetings.
As one gets older one values the affection of one’s friends more and...

19511017
VWL4558 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

The BBC orchestra are trying through my symphony1 at 11....

19430518

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