Letter from Gustav Holst to Duncan McKenzie

Scope and Content

Discusses McKenzie becoming his agent and his plans for his upcoming trip to the USA. Mentions several reviews and articles by various people, including Edwin Evans (see HOL/1/5/1/5). Also lists his lecture subjects for the USA, including 'England and her music', 'The Teaching of Art' and 'Joseph Haydn'. Also mentions his inability to take on too many engagements due to poor health. Addressed from St Paul's Girls' School, London.

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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/1/8 for autograph, printed and photocopy copies of Gustav Holst's lecture notes, including for lectured on 'England and her music', 'The Teaching of Art', and 'Jospeh Haydn'.