Letter from Gustav Holst to Vally Lasker

Scope and Content

Written while working abroad in the USA. Mentions adding clarinet and oboe parts to 'A Moorside Suite', H173. Also discusses plan for his return to England, and his composition for a New York jazz band. Addressed from Harvard University, Division of Music [4pp]. Includes original envelope, postmarked Cambridge, Mass [Massachusetts].

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Related Material

See HOL/1/1/60 for manuscripts of A Moorside Suite.