Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957

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VWL754 Letter from Rosa Newmarch to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

I have not been in Finland since 1916, so my advice as to practical things must be taken as being worth very...

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VWL549 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Thorpe Davie

My Dear Cedric

I thoroughly enjoyed your first rate letter – don’t fall in love with the daughters as well as the music of the great man....

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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...

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VWL1200 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Many thanks for all your information. I think you had better send 2 more songs to Foss1 to make up the 20.
I am...

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VWL1707 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan

My Dear Bessy

Thank you over & over again for your dear letter1 which is one of the nicest I have had (& it includes a...

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VWL1865 Letter from Adrian Boult to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph

I happened to be writing to Sibelius and without your permission I sent him the wording of your dedication.1 It was...

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VWL1901 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I never thanked you for sending me on Sibelius’s message – I was much touched by it.1
Your improvisation at the...

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VWL1902 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I shd like to come to Bedford very much - But 10.0 on 22nd is impossible from here - However I could...

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VWL1920 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Barter

Dear Barter

I hear that Sibelius is now well supplied with necessaries but longs for cigars - I should so much like to send a...

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VWL1921 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Barter

Dear Barter

Thank you so much for your helpful letter
- I understand that the Sibelius aid committee are trying to get him some cigars...

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