Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences while on srvice with the YMCA in Salonica. Including topics such as the difficulties of putting on a concert, rehearsals, audiences, an ankle injury he sustained, arrangements for leaving for Costantinople, and a holiday to Athens. Mentions a Professor Findlay and also mentions a request by De Moroda, a dancer, to do the 'Sneezing Charm', composed 1918. [9pp]

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Related Material

See HOL/1/6/8 for more information about Gustav Holst's travels abroad in 1919.