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VWL1765 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Hubert

Many thanks for interesting programme - I am again in the film way (9 months does not seem to apply in this case) - & I am...

1948----
VWL2595 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nikolai Malko

Dear Mr. Malko

Thank you for your kind letter.
We say in England, “It is an ill wind that blows nobody good”, and your illness, though...

19480429
VWL2600 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Müller-Hartmann

Dear Müller Hartmann

I feel it a great honour to be able to claim you as a fellow citizen.1 I am glad to hear that you are doing...

19480522
VWL2791 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to T. Tertius Noble

Dear Noble1

Thank you so much for writing and sending the press notice.
I had hoped to see you in England again this year....

19480904
VWL2803 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Dear Mr Byard

Your proposal rather overwhelms me - wd it not be better to start on a smaller scale.
I think your...

19480927
VWL2806 Letter from Genia Hornstein to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph

A happy birthday to you1, - and all my deepest gratitude for the music you gave us all in the last year. it...

19481011
VWL2810 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Katharine Thomson

Dear Mrs Thomson

Thank you all so much for your birthday wishes - Please come either Saturday or Sunday (Nov 20 & 21 according to my...

19481014
VWL2834 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

Thank you very much for your kind birthday greetings.  It was good of you to remember me.
Yours sincerely,

R...

19481014
VWL2835 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Percy Young

Dear Dr. Young,

I make it a rule never to read anything written about myself before publication, otherwise I could hardly pass anything I...

19481020
VWL2939 Letter from Adeline Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

At last I have been able to read what you sent to the ‘Times’.1  It was printed in the 1st edition only...

19481230

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