Gustav Holst

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1111 HOL/1
  • Dates of Creation
      circa 1890-1934
  • Physical Description
      56 boxes

Scope and Content

Papers of Gustav Holst including music manuscripts, published music, libretti, correspondence, engagement diaries, notebooks, lecture notes, contracts, and lists of compositions.

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’s Undertaking form.


Gustav Holst: the man and his music by Michael Short, OUP, 1990A Thematic Catalogue of Gustav Holst's Music, by Imogen Holst, Faber Music, 1974Gustav Holst, A Biography by Imogen Holst , 2nd ed., OUP, 1969 (first publised 1938)