Letter from Gustav Holst to Vally Lasker

Scope and Content

Discusses rehearsals at the BBC [British Broadcasting Corporation] studios and a visit to Canterbury Cathedral. Mentions the rewriting of 'Envoi', H174(7) and a performance of 'The Planets', H125. Also mentions Adrian Boult, the Norwich Players and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Addressed to Vally Lasker in Germany. Includes original envelope, postmarked Canterbury.

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Related Material

See HOL/1/1/61 for manuscripts for 'Envoi'