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VWL3419 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Rutland Boughton

Dear Rutland

I was so pleased to get your wonderful letter.  I am ashamed to say I don’t know my Dante - or my Virgil well enough to be...

19580115
VWL3420 Letter from Rutland Boughton to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph:

It is curious how often your music throws me back to Dante: the finale of No.6 sounds to me like an agnostic’s Paradiso, and...

19580109
VWL3563 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Gerald Kelly

Dear Sir Gerald1

I have been laid low with a ridiculous disease called phlebitis, and the doctor says I must keep my leg up for...

19571120
VWL4953 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Dean of Westminster Abbey

Dear Mr Dean
I shall be pleased to accept your kind invitation to unveil the bust of Blake, after Evensong, about 4pm on November 2nd...

19571015
VWL3366 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael and Eslyn Kennedy

Dearest Michael & Eslyn,

It was lovely to have your letter & news of John1  -  I hope he’ll have to go very slowly but,...

19560820
VWL2731 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frederick Page

Dear Page,

Thank you so much for sending me the reproduction of your wife's portrait of me.  I am glad to hear Lilburne1...

19531011
VWL2662 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John & Evelyn Barbirolli

Dear Evelyn & John

First, thank you for your telegram of good wishes, and secondly for that wonderful photograph.  How worried and...

19530220
VWL2622 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Kennedy

Dear Michael

Thank you so much for the photographs.1 The one of John2 and I meeting looks just as if one of us had...

19530127
VWL4567 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Gerald Kelly

Dear Kelly

I should like you to settle entirely what you like about the chair. I will come and see it if you want me to next time I am in...

19521127
VWL4704 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Page

How about Monday and Tuesday morning for the sitting any time after 10.
We have luncheon at 12.30 if you can stay
A M Vaughan Williams...

19510202

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