Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences while on service with the YMCA in Salonica. Including topics such as the winter weather in Salonica, and the struggles of putting on concerts . Also includes a discussion of Imogen's [Holst] education in music and lessons in playing the violin. Also mentions a lack of time and inclination to compose. [4pp]

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Related Material

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