Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his holiday in Athens while on service with the YMCA in Salonica. Including topics such as the train journey from Salonica to Athens, his impressions of Greece away from war torn areas, visits in Athens, including to the Parthenon and the Acropolis. Also includes a letter discussing Easter and Easter services in Greece. Addressed from Salonica. [10pp]

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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.

Related Material

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