Correspondence to Benjamin Britten from Boosey and Hawkes

Scope and Content

Letters from Boosey and Hawkes to Benjamin Britten from 1940 covering topics such as:

- Letter to Peter Pears on 12 Mar 1940 from Heinsheimer about a New York Times interview

- Granting permission for performances such as Bernhard Herman and Erno Rapee with Les Illuminations

|- Letter from Ralph on 22 Oct 1940 telling Britten about London during air raids of WWII

- Britten planning to arrange some Movements of the Mahler Symphonies

- Music Royalty Statements

Access Information


This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader'sUndertaking form.