Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Serge Koussevitsky

Letter No.: 
[April 30 1945]

The White Gates

Dear Mr Koussevitsky
I am very sorry I cannot accept your kind invitation1 - I have so many commitments & under the special circumstances of the award I should not like to offer anything but my best.
Yours sincerely
R Vaughan Williams

1. The Koussevitsky Foundation had asked if they could commission VW to write a symphony for them.

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Serge Koussevitsky archive, Box 62/12
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