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VWL3696 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

My dear Alan,
Who's Who in Music doesn't give the date of your birthday - so I'll have to use guesswork & hope that today, tomrrow, and...

19760103
VWL3501 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Norman Del Mar

My dear Norman,

I’ve just listened to your lovely performance of the Pastoral – it was serene, & it glowed.

Thank...

196210--
VWL3656 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

I am so sorry that I can't come to your concert on Sunday - it was good of you to think of me - I hope it will be a tremendous success
Love...

1960----
VWL3193 Letter from Percy Grainger to Ursula Vaughan Williams

Dear Mrs Vaughan Williams,

My wife & I went to hear your husband’s 9th Symphony in New York last night, conducted by Stokowski.
...

19580925
VWL4081 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona
I have been roughing out the music for the play, and I have come to the conclusion that I cannot do without an...

19580819
VWL3271 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Rev. Frank Rust

[Dear Mr Rust1]

Thank you so much for your letter.  I am glad to hear of your doing Sons of Light because I feared it was quite...

19580803
VWL3272 Letter from Urusla Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dearest Michael & Eslyn,

In case it gets abroad I want to tell you that Ralph is in the Middlesex for a very few days, having...

19580727
VWL3273 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Rehearsals1 going splendidly.  We enjoyed the Menotti2 & hated the Soldiers tale,3 (brilliantly produced...

19580724
VWL3280 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Rosamund Strode

Dear Rosamund,

Will you come to Dorking, St Martin’s Church, on Saturday, February 14th and sing the soprano solos in Bach’s St John...

19580629
VWL3290 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Norman Tattersall

Dear Norman,

Your invitation sounds delightful, but I fear we can make no engagements so far ahead - so may we please leave it at that....

19580604

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