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VWL1642 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Glover

Dear Glover1

I hope you will forgive my sending you the enclosed.2
I know it is a difficult time to cry for help...

19391128
VWL3940 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Fiona McCleary

Dear Miss McCleary
Will you read this?1
I know it is a bad moment to ask for help.
But the fact remains that here the...

19391120
VWL1621 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elisabeth Lutyens

My Dear Mrs Glennie1

(or do I on these formal occasions call you Elisabeth Lutyens?) I am most anxious to help and wd...

19391106
VWL1609 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Director-General (BBC)

Dear Sir1

I hope you will not think I am taking a liberty in writing to you on the subject of the BBC musical programmes.
...

19391018
VWL5041 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of the Musical Times

Sir,
A prize is being offered anonymously for a musical competition for mixed chorus and orchestra of twenty-five to forty-five minutes'...

193909--
VWL3993 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alexander Burnard

Dear Burnard
Thankyou very much for saying you will be kind to my refugees.1
As regards your songs it is always...

19390514
VWL1523 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Douglas Lilburn

Dear Lilburn1

Here is your application signed.  I am also writing to the Director.2
I'm glad you enjoyed the...

19390306
VWL3990 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alexander Burnard

Dear Burnard
I have not written to you or heard from you for a long time. At first you must think I had forgotten about that song cycle - but...

19390227
VWL3915 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vera Hockman

My dearest Vera,
This is frankly a begging letter - & I hate doing it because I know that your generous heart has already helped, more...

19390203
VWL655 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud

I hate writing begging letters - I know in my bones that you have already done more than your share for refugees - Here is a case...

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