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VWL1527 BBC Public Statement

BBC Public Statement

The Times, 14th March, 1941

B.B.C. AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

ANTI-WAR AGITATORS ONLY BANNED

The B...

19410314
VWL4378 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor and Mary Sheppard

Dear Mary & Victor
It was good to hear from you - let us hope for 1952 and that you will both get to England then.1 I can't...

19500815
VWL3770 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor Sheppard

Dear Mr Sheppard
You have sent us another delightful parcel - we shall dip into the tin of Cape Gooseberry jam with much interest - It was...

19480523
VWL3739 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dr. R. Vaughan Williams,
Whitegates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Dr. Vaughan Williams,

I have been intending to...

19410321
VWL3742 Letter from Alan Bush to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dr Ralph Vaughan Williams
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking,
Surrey.

Dear Dr Vaughan Williams,

On behalf...

19390715
VWL5044 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and many others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
We wish to record our solemn protest, before the conscience of civilization, against the persecution of the Jews in Germany.
Yours...

19381118
VWL5055 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams and others to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
Until only the other day it was almost universally held that the noblest contribution of the British to European civilization has been...

19360818
VWL3071 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian,

I am sorry but I have decided never again to enter publicly into politics.  When I have done so in the past I have always...

19550327
VWL1458 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult (BBC)

Dear Adrian

I have been asked by the Home Office to form a Committee to recommend release of interned musicians of “special distinction”.  ...

19401004
VWL1855 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Bush

Dear Dr Bush

I hope you know that I am sincerely anxious to help music in every possible way in these difficult times
But while such...

19431206

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