Letter from Gustav Holst to Imogen Holst

Scope and Content

Written while teaching abroad in the USA. Discusses Imogen's job at Citizen's House in Bath, his plans to return to England, and composing a piece for a New York jazz band [H185 'Jazz-band piece' [Capriccio], or 'Mr Shilkret's Maggot']. Addressed from Harvard.

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Related Material

See HOL/1/6/21 for more information about Gustav Holst's period teaching in the USA in 1932; see also HOL/1/1/67 for scores for Jazz-band piece [Capriccio].