Engagement diary 1927

Scope and Content

Engagement diary with details of appointments, places travelled to, travel arrangements, rehearsals, concerts, meetings, performances, including Ode to Death, lectures, and brief memoranda.

Diary entries regarding Gustav Holst's travel outside the UK are generally fuller and more detailed with notes about travel schedules and arrangements, and activities and appointments kept while travelling. This includes details for a trip from 19 Dec 1927- 19 Jan 1928 to Germany, Austria and Prague.

Includes lists of contacts made in various countries and cities to which Gustav Holst travelled, including Munich, Leipzig, Prague and Vienna.

For full details of Gustav Holst's movements abroad from 1927-1928, also see Engagement diary 1928, ref. no. HOL/1/6/17.

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