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VWL2676 Reference for Leonard Hancock from Ralph Vaughan Williams

Mr. Leonard Hancock is in my opinion a very competent and talented conductor.  He undertook the production of my Opera, “Pilgrim's Progress” at...

19530415
VWL5052 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams, Myra Hess, Albert Sammons and Lionel Tertis to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
We wish to put on record our grave concern over the inevitable effects of conscription in peace-time on certain occupations and...

19470522
VWL5051 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams, Adrian Boult and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
The knowledge that the hydrogen bomb can be developed brings into focus the warning given by his Grace the Archbishop of York that "the...

19500220
VWL1854 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Zoltán Kodály

... I take the liberty on a very slight acquaintance to introduce to you my former pupil Miss Helen Hunter who is anxious to have the honour of...

193311--
VWL3850 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Williams

Dear Sir
I consider that your daughter Grace has a decided talent for composition which can only be brought to fruition by further study. So...

19290124
VWL1542 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Rothenstein

Dear Rothenstein

How stupid of me - as you probably guessed - I wrote to you and to Gleadowe1 & put them in the wrong...

19410624
VWL4687 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Dear McKie
You were talking the other day about representing Australian composers in your programme, when I mentioned Stanley Bate. I think...

19521119
VWL4934 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Walter Leigh

Dear Mr Leigh

It is proposed that the “Oxford Press” composers should in some way show their recognition of all that Hubert Foss has done...

19420603
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...

194410--
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...

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