Files concerning Gustav Holst's music and legacy

Scope and Content

Imogen Holst's papers concerning her work on her father's music and legacy.

These include:

Files concerning Gustav’s works which contain Imogen’s working materials for ‘A Thematic Catalogue of Gustav Holst’s Music’ as well as a variety of other items added at a later date.

Files concerning biographical information on Gustav Holst; extracts from his diaries and notebooks; files on individuals connected with Gustav Holst; correspondence with publishers regarding contracts, copyright, and publication of his music; corerspondence with Colin Matthews concerning the promotion of Gustav's music; correspondence with libraries; film, television programmes and recordings relating to Holst's work; corrrespondence with St Paul's Girls' School; impressions of Gustav Holst by former pupils; Gustav Holst's band music; and printed and promotional material relating to Holst.

Also includes Imogen Holst's 1974 centenary files and 1984 anniversary files on Gustav Holst.


Files are listed in H number order, as arranged by Imogen Holst

Access Information

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.