Valerie Livingston (nee Cossart)

Scope and Content

Valerie Livingston was the daughter of Emil von Holst, Gustav Holst's niece, and Imogen Holst's cousin.

File of correspondence and papers including a typescript of an interview between Valerie and Patricia Rogers regarding memories of Gustav Holst; correspondence between Valerie and Rosamund Strode regarding research on the Holst family; general correspondence between Valerie and Imogen Holst, some regarding Gustav Holst's legacy and works, some discussing other members of the Holst family; correspondence with Frank Forty, and newspaper cuttings regarding performances of Holst works.

Conditions Governing Access

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.