Private collection

Showing 1 - 10 of 512 items.
Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort ascending
VWL3689 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Michael Mullinar

My dear Michael,

I wish I could comfort all Ralph’s friends – but I think the part you played in his music will do that more than any words...

19580921
VWL3856 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

My dear Grace - if I may?
I am so glad Ralph heard, & was able to discuss with you, your Hopkins cycle,1 and see the flowering...

19580907
VWL3197 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Vera Mackenzie and Molly Hodge

Dear Vera, & Molly, & all,

I wanted to write to you at once, but there has been a-so much to do, so much to think of, & so many...

19580904
VWL5098 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Jean Stewart

Darling Jeannie,
I have been wanting to write - all is most strangely well, the home full of flowers, like a birthday, & Ralph was here...

19580828
VWL4081 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona
I have been roughing out the music for the play, and I have come to the conclusion that I cannot do without an...

19580819
VWL3269 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Jeremy Dale Roberts

Dear Jeremy,
 
Thank you so much for writing: I am so glad you liked it – as far as you did: as the man said about Brahms, - it ought...

19580810
VWL4375 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Lefanu

This harbour is what you make out of old volcano craters!  Its the port & the shopping town, full of little holes & corner shops...

19580502
VWL4569 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Freier

Dear Mrs Freier
Owing to my absence from England your letter has been delayed in reaching me.
I am sorry to have to refuse your request...

19580422
VWL3328 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Vera Kantrovitch

Dearest Vera

You led us to victory last night, and your duet with Nancy was lovely. Thank you a thousand times.1
Love from...

19580306
VWL3383 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Dearest Simona

I am sorry if I didn’t explain myself - I’d love to help you by talking about folk song into hymn tune, - the only thing I...

19580209

Pages

Subscribe to Private collection