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VWL1596 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Myra Hess

My Dear Myra

Of course use my name & let me do anything else I can to help.1
One suggestion - would it be better to pay...

19391005
VWL1808 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Thistleton

Dear Mr Thistleton1

If you think I am the best person to do it it is not for me to say No - The only trouble is about getting...

19431014
VWL2186 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank

Herewith my St Cecilia’s day anthem - Sorry for delay - but my copyist let me down badly (not his fault altogether - a series of...

19470610
VWL3094 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Albert Sturgess

Comments on Mr Sturgess's Memorandum.1

Page 1.  Though my income from Royalties and performing fees is now large, in my...

19550609
VWL3757 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dr R. Vaughan William, O.M.,
10, Hanover Gate, Terrace,
Regents Park, N.W.1.

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams,

You...

19550922
VWL3767 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dr R. Vaughan Williams, O.M.,
10, Hanover Terrace,
Regents Park, N.W.1.

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams,

I wrote you about a week...

19550929
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...

19560531
VWL3445 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Committee of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust

CONFIDENTIAL

This trust is the invention of my friend and accountant, Mr. Sturgess, who I am glad to say is here today to explain the...

19561029
VWL4425 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Edwin Herbert

Dear Sir Edwin,1
At the suggestion of my accountant I have transferred all my so-called  Charities to an R.V.W. Fund, under the...

19561223
VWL4250 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Joan and Martin Shaw

Dearest Joan & Martin
Ralph says I must explain all our cunning to you.  For years he has been paying vast supertax for the Chancellor to...

19580226

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