Letter from Gustav Holst to Vally Lasker

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences while working abroad in the USA, including the weather, his composition work, his accommodation, and conducting the military band version of 'Emma' [Hammersmith', H178], at Washington. Addressed from Harvard University, Division of Music.

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Related Material

See HOL/1/6/21 for more information on Gustav Holst's travel abroad in 1932.

See HOL/1/1/65 for sketches of 'Hammersmith'