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VWL4357 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher Shaw

Dear Mr Shaw
I spoke to Muir Mathieson about you & he said he wd do his best to let you try your hand at some film...

19460715
VWL2040 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

The enclosed is the result of an interview with Mr George Brown at the Ministry of Labour - would you sign?1...

19460528
VWL5049 Letter from Arnold Bax, Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to The Editor of The Times

Sir,
Ten years ago the most renowned private music library in the world, that of Paul Hirsch, was transferred from Frankfort-on-Main1...

19460409
VWL4392 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evangeline Farrer

Dear Evangeline
Here is the draft of a letter which I want to have printed and circulated in thousands over Dorking. I have purposely made it...

19460308
VWL5054 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
While imperative needs of reconstruction and development must be met with expedition and efficiency, it will be a tragic mistake if they...

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VWL1870 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Mr Bush

I enclose a letter which you can send to any one you like except a Newspaper.
I don’t think, if I did write to the ‘Times...

19450110
VWL5045 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
The seventieth birthday of Albert Schweitzer on January 14 should not pass unrecorded in this country, for he is one of the great men of...

1945011
VWL1959 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Personal

Dear Hely Hutchinson

This has nothing to do with the anthem!1
An ex pupil of mine Grace WILLIAMS has...

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VWL1909 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Wood

I am almost ashamed to be always worrying you - but that is the inevitable penalty of your kindness of heart.
This time it...

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VWL1867 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Wood

You will hate me for worrying you - but I have just heard that another ex-pupil Elizabeth Maconchy has sent in a work for the...

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