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VWL5096 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
The Copyright bill now before Parliament incorporates a particular provision which is capable of destroying a large part of this country...

19551207
VWL5048 Letter from John Masefield, Ralph Vaughan Williams and members of the National Book League to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
May we appeal to you, Sir, to try to make public the tragic results that may arise from the peculiar proposal that books shall no longer...

19551126
VWL5103 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
We have read with sympathy and fellow-feeling the just plea made by a distinguished group of authors in your correspondence columns on...

19551116
VWL3216 Letter from Patrick Hadley to Ursula Vaughan Williams

My dearest Ursula,

I write to you direct because it is easier for me to go off the deep end to you than to Ralph because I know quite well...

19551106
VWL3184 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Times

Sir,

About twenty years ago Iris Lemare and Anne Macnaghten started a series of concerts at which young and unknown composers had an...

19550817
VWL3183 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Anne Macnaghten

My dear Anne,

Here is a draft of my proposed letter to the Times.1 Will you correct any mistakes, add necessary facts, and make...

19550817
VWL4484 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Nancy Evans

Dearest Nancy,
Would you look at this song and see if it means anything to you? It was written by a young Welsh man1, a very...

19550812
VWL3101 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to G.O. May (OUP)

Dear Mr May,

We must try and do something about Mrs Child.1  I am not quite sure whether the £300 was for words and music, or...

19550701
VWL3099 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Clifford Gillam (Arnold Bax Society)

Dear Mr Gillam,1

I shall be pleased to become a Vice President of your Arnold Bax Society, and will undertake to buy at least...

19550629
VWL3008 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ronald Gurney

Dear Mr. Gurney,1

Mr. Gerald Finzi has sent me a copy of a letter which you have lately written to Mr Alan Frank of the Oxford...

19550517

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