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VWL411 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Mr Howells

I shall be delighted to make your acquaintance - & will write to you again as soon as ever I can see my way to some...

19141009
VWL572 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Howells

Heaven at 9.0 AM  RCM1 next Wednesday (29th )
Yrs

RVW


1. Royal College of Music. The...

19241026
VWL4560 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sidney Waddington

My Dear Waddington,
I venture to dedicate this opera1 to you firstly as a token of my admiration for you as a man and a musician,...

1929----
VWL656 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Penelope Spencer

Dear Miss Spencer

Many thanks for your letter.
I fear I shall not be able to be in London till Thursday week Feb 1 – I hope...

19290121
VWL668 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Penelope Spencer

Dear Miss Spencer1

I was much distressed that you were not there on the last night of my opera2  to take your call...

19290331
VWL4557 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

I believe you are kindly conducting my "Benedicite" at the Freak Festival1 on the 28th. Could you spare me a few...

19310715
VWL1296 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

Thankyou so much for your amusing & informative letter.1
It was awful missing all the Nymphs of Gloucester...

19340912
VWL776 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I have heard from Marion Scott of your terrible loss.1
I know that letters & words can do little at these...

19350910
VWL806 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I have at last found out that the telegram was from you - Thank you very much - I took it for granted it was from my Brother-...

19351018
VWL811 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I thought your broadcast was the best of its kind I have heard - & the way it worked up to “Nimrod” which apparently you...

19351123

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