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VWL3345 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald,

Thank you very much for the Romance.1 Judging from looking at it, it seems to me that it ought to go from the...

19560628
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
VWL3397 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

Thank you and Antoinette so much for your telegram, and you for your letter.  It was a fine performance.  I am glad you...

19560506
VWL3381 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Some time ago an American society wanted to shut me up in a cage & not let me out till I had written a symphony - When I...

19560413
VWL3314 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund,

We listened in, faute de mieux; I do not pretend to be able to appraise a work at first hearing.  All I know is that it seemed...

19560326
VWL3296 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

My dear Edmund,

Alas – we cannot be with you tonight.  Ralph conducted St Matthew1 twice in a week before he had properly...

19560321
VWL3506 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

GREETINGS TELEGRAM

T23 GTG 2.8 AMBASSADOR XW 19

= GREETINGS = RABBA

FESTIVAL HALL SOUTHBANK SE1

SO SORRY WE CANNOT...

19560321
VWL2794 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund

Thankyou very much for letting me know – I think we are both free & wd love to come. When is the rehearsal?...

19560225
VWL3663 Letter from Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Is this not lovely. We had a most marvellous & alarming 50 miles from Nauplia and Patras to Delphi [image - sign meaning bumpy] all the way....

19550914
VWL3662 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

My dear Boo

This is bad luck – I do hope you are fairly comfortable in your nursing home.
We are coming to see you soon. Meanwhile I...

19550112

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