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VWL2438 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Bournemouth Daily Echo.

Sir,

A wise man once said that he would prefer to be Socrates discontented than to be a hog contented. The Town Council of Bournemouth...

19520624
VWL3968 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanley Bate

Dear Stanley
I was much interested in your letter - I suppose the hectic life is good for your work - it would just shut me up altogether - I...

19471007
VWL4998 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson

Dear Mr Stanford Robinson
I am enclosing a short work for unaccompanied chorus by my old friend Harold Phillips - He and I were great friends...

193-0303
VWL4211 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Ivor Atkins

Dear Atkins
I have been asked to mention to you the name of Miss Sophie Wyss - You may already have heard her as she often sings over the...

19380404
VWL1867 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Wood

You will hate me for worrying you - but I have just heard that another ex-pupil Elizabeth Maconchy has sent in a work for the...

19440225
VWL1328 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Sir Henry

I want to thank you for so kindly letting my ex-pupil Stanley Bate1 call on you & show you his work
He...

19380623
VWL1909 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Henry Wood

Dear Wood

I am almost ashamed to be always worrying you - but that is the inevitable penalty of your kindness of heart.
This time it...

19440329
VWL4967 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sir Alexander Kaye Butterworth

Dear Sir Alexander1
Morris2 has passed on to me the enclosed correspondence - I feel that anything which makes George's...

19230829
VWL5124 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Serge Koussevitsky

To M. Kussiwitzky
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston, Mass.

Dear Monsieur Kussiwitzky
I venture to send you herewith a copy of...

1932----
VWL1985 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Budden

Dear Mr. Budden,

Thank you very much for playing Müller-Hartmann's Suite yesterday. I thought it was a lovely little work and I think would...

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