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VWL3599 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

Dear Glorious John

First, thank you a thousand times, once again, for leading your forces to such a superb victory.1
Second...

19571025
VWL3510 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Barbirolli

I send my greeting to “Glorious John”1 - a generous friend and a great conductor.  He has only one fault, for our sakes he must give up...

195710
VWL3538 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dear Michael,

I’m the one who fell upon your nice fat novel, & took it away with me last week as a solace for having to be with my...

19570811
VWL3355 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Barbirolli

My dear Evelyn,

It was wonderful of John to send us that splendid telegram.1  I am so glad you were with him, and you know, what...

19560722
VWL3413 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

My dears

Another nice letter from you.  We hadn’t thought of coming up for the recording - & I don’t think we shall, unless there’s an...

19560603
VWL3406 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dora Foss

Dear Dora

I have never answered your letter which came to me at Manchester - and got mixed up with my luggage.
You know that I always...

19560520
VWL3399 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for your fine notice of the concert.1 I am still worrying a little about the last movement I...

19560513
VWL3393 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dear Betty and Billy,

It was dear of you both to think of me in Manchester, I am very glad you like my new tune.1
...

19560506
VWL3395 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert, of the Severn1

It was good of you to think of me at Manchester.2 It was a splendid performance. 
...

19560506
VWL3392 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

My dear Simona,

It was most sweet of you to give me that delightful fiddler.1 I wish we had seen more of each other in...

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