Correspondence between Sir John Barbirolli and Benjamin Britten.

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Typescript and manuscript letters from Barbarolli, of the Hallé Concerts Society, Manchester, and typescript letters from Britten, 1958-1960. Includes correspondence from Barbarolli's wife, Evelyn Rothwell, and typescript correspondence between Britten and David Brown, of the Charities Advisory Service Ltd., London.

Also 2 photocopies of manuscript letters from Britten to Barbirolli from New York in 1940.

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