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VWL2284 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert,

Thank you very much for your birthday greetings.
As one gets older one values the affection of one’s friends more and...

19511017
VWL2449 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I return your list.1 Of course I would not dream of cutting out any names, even if personally I do not want them....

19520709
VWL2470 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

As regards the dinner on October 6th.  I see from the Music Journal that it is at the Trocadero, but no time is given. ...

19520917
VWL2473 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Leopold Stokowski

Dear Mr Stokowski,

I feel much honoured that you have recorded my “Fantasia”. Here is the history of the tune:
About 1567 a metrical...

19520924
VWL2504 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Dorothy Howells

Dear Dorothy,

I have just seen in the paper that it is Herbert’s sixtieth birthday today, so may I add my good wishes to him to my thanks...

19521017
VWL2564 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

Thank you very much for your share in my birthday present. The radiator warms both my heart and my feet.1
As...

19521231
VWL4562 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Watkins Shaw

Dear Mr Shaw,
Please forgive my delay in answering I have been abroad and no letters were forwarded. Here are some motes about This Day which...

19540601
VWL3209 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Thank you for remembering my birthday

How good of you to come on the 121 
Love to Dorothy
Ralph


1. There...

19551022
VWL3395 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert, of the Severn1

It was good of you to think of me at Manchester.2 It was a splendid performance. 
...

19560506
VWL3433 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

I suppose you have heard of the proposed Holst concert, to be given by the L.P.O. on December 10th, which Adrian...

19561013

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