Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Herbert Byard

Letter No.: 
VWL2499
Oct 15 [1952]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Byard

Thank you for your birthday greetings1 in that wonderful envelope which arrived safely!
What you say about German & Austrian organs is certainly on a par with their whole reaction to Bach, which they are trying to make out “period music”.
yrs
R. Vaughan Williams


1.  For VW's 80th birthday.

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Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1714/2/5, f.14

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 162, f.13
Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
521015a