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VWL1808 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frank Thistleton

Dear Mr Thistleton1

If you think I am the best person to do it it is not for me to say No - The only trouble is about getting...

19431014
VWL1825 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Clarence Raybould (BBC)

Dear Raybould

The admirers of Elizabeth Macconchy1  (among whom I number myself) want very much to hear some of her music again...

19431223
VWL1864 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Glasgow

Dear Miss Glasgow

Many thanks for your letter.
My two objects were
(1) To shake people up generally
(2) To get more cash for...

19440213
VWL1866 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

You have been good to Jasper1 – I will write to H.J.W.2  when J. has sent his work in.
Now about...

19440218
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...

19440225
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...

19440329
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--
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
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
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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