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VWL424 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Kaye Butterworth

I hope you will not mind my writing to you about George - you know how my wife and I loved and admired him - but...

19160816
VWL425 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander

Thank you very much for your kind letter - I felt quite overwhelmed that George should have left what amounts to nearly...

19160904
VWL435 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye-Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander

I am sending a few words which I have tried to write about George - I wish it was more worthy - if you wd...

19171202
VWL438 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lady Dorothea Butterworth

Dear Lady Butterworth1

Thank you so much for sending me this - I have very few criticisms that I can make - it is so true -...

19180216
VWL442 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gilbert Murray

Dear Professor Murray

Thank you very much for sending me the verses. I doubt if they would make a good song - indeed no more suitable for...

19180503
VWL453 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gilbert Murray

Dear Professor Murray

I am afraid the only legible copy of the Bacchae music  is lost. There was a question of performance a few years ago...

19190822
VWL5136 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander
Have patience with us - I will really try to bring Allen1 + book on Wednesday - I don't like the idea of the...

19211122
VWL4967 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander1
Morris2 has passed on to me the enclosed correspondence - I feel that anything which makes George's...

19230829
VWL312 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Mr Finzi

As far as I am concerned, with pleasure.  But please ask Mrs Leather as well.  Address-
Castle House,
Weobley
...

19231117
VWL615 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Mr Finzi

The portraits are surprisingly good.  I didn't dare hope for anything like that.  Henry's lovely eyes & whiskers have...

19270401

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