THE LETTERS OF RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

from Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 to Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983

Letter No. VWL5196

Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Letter No.: VWL5196


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

Aug 2d [1944]

Dear Adrian

That was the best ever1
Thankyou all 1000 times

Yrs
RVW


1. VW is referring to Boult’s performance of the Symphony no.5¬†with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in one of the Sir Henry Wood Jubilee Concerts (replacing¬†the Promenade Concerts which had been cancelled due to enemy action) which was broadcast on the Home Service on August 1 1944.