Pakenham, Simona Vere, 1916-2010

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VWL3387 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dear Simona Pakenham,

Thank you very much for sending me your book.1 At first I intended not to read it as that would involve...

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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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VWL3349 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dear Simona,

Thank you so much for sending me the proofs.1 As you know I will not criticise them, but only correct facts - and...

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VWL3491 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dear Simona

As I said, I will not say anything for or against your new bit. I believe Ursula is writing about it.
As to facts however...

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VWL3470 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona,

It was wonderful to get the book1 - I have read most of it unofficially as you know, but now I can read it...

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VWL3526 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona

How dear of you to send those lovely flowers - I am so glad you are better - I am recovering rapidly - the nurses here are...

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VWL3532 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

My dearest Simona,

Ursula is away with her father who is very ill1 - I think your screed is splendid. I do hope you are...

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VWL3581 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona,

What a lovely present1 - But why did you not give it me years ago2 so that I could learn something...

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VWL3598 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona

I shall certainly keep your photograph, which is a very pretty one, but of course, not pretty enough. I also thought the...

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VWL3564 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona

Ursula definitely has ‘flu - but is getting on well. Thank you so much for the list. I shd like to add the duet from Act II...

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