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VWL277 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

My dear Randolph

You must not think that I can do anything but admire your outbreak of military spirit - what else can anybody have now -...

19000207
VWL3914 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vera Hockman

Dearest Vera
I hope this will catch you before you flit from your Robins Nest.
Thankyou so much for your letter - the only one which has...

19350127
VWL4906 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Daer Maud
(wartime economy paper!)
Yes of course refer to me - you ought to get a good job
I have not one at present - & I don'...

193910--
VWL1608 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Howells

Dear Herbert

How good of you to write and send me all the messages from all my friends - to whom I request you to send my love with...

19391012
VWL1548 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Imogen Holst

Dearest Imogen

Here is the draft of the Dict Nat Biog article1 - I’ve cut it down so that it is now little more than a catalogue...

1941----
VWL1528 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan

Dear Bessy

Many thanks for your encouraging letter.
Also I am glad you liked the article on Walford1 - it had to be written...

19410315
VWL3619 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edmund Rubbra

Dear Edmund

Thank you very much for the essay on Holst. I have only glanced at it at present but it looks very good; only why did they...

19480923
VWL2069 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss

Dear Hubert

First, forgive a typewritten letter because I want you to be able to read this. I am quite overpowered by the affection and...

19500726
VWL2478 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Dear Frank,

Thank you very much for your news about the “Sinfonia” and about the Harmonica piece, which I will come to hear if I possibly...

19521001
VWL4164 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Here are answers to some of your letters:
I know Hugh Ross quite well. He was once a pupil of mine.1
I frankly do not like...

19521008

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