Ralph Vaughan Williams

Standard Name: Vaughan Williams, Ralph


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Friends, Associates Frances Cornford
FC also developed friendships, although not close ones, with Walter de la Mare , Eric Gill , Bertrand Russell , Siegfried Sassoon , Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams, and Virginia Woolf .
Cornford, Hugh, Gwen Raverat, Christopher Cornford, Frances Cornford, Gwen Raverat, and Christopher Cornford. “Frances Cornford 1886-1960”. Selected Poems, edited by Jane Dowson and Jane Dowson, Enitharmon Press, 1996, p. xxvii - xxxvii.
Instructor Sylvia Townsend Warner
When she moved to London, STW was committed to a career as a musicologist.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Introduction”. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell, Chatto and Windus, 1982, p. vii - xvii.
She studied music composition with Ralph Vaughan Williams and composed a Requiem for string quartet and voice (to words from...
Literary responses Dodie Smith
Initially, the novel had a great vogue among adolescent girls, but others admired it as well. DS 's friend Christopher Isherwood wrote a letter to her full of praise for the novel: Your tremendous strength...
politics Edith Lyttelton
In November 1938, EL signed a brief but pointed letter to the editor of the Times condemning the persecution of the Jews in Germany. (Dorothy Wellesley and Ralph Vaughan Williams were also among...
politics Dorothy Wellesley
Her fellow signatories included Violet Bonham Carter , Stafford Cripps , archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans , historian H. A. L. Fisher , scientist-philosopher Julian Huxley , sculptor Laura Knight , writers Edith Lyttelton and J. B. Priestley
Textual Production Evelyn Sharp
The Arts Theatre , Cambridge, staged a comic opera, The Poisoned Kiss; or, The Empress and the Necromancer, A Romantic Extravaganza, in which ES had collaborated, as librettist, with Ralph Vaughan Williams .
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
British Library Catalogue.


12 October 1910
Ralph Vaughan Williams 's A Sea Symphony was first performed in Birmingham.
5 July 1931
Ninette de Valois 's ballet Job, with music by Ralph Vaughan Williams , was performed for the Camargo Society at the Cambridge Theatre in London.
26 April 1951
Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams 's opera Pilgrim's Progress was first performed, at Covent Garden in London.
2 April 1958
Ralph Vaughan Williams 's Symphony no. 9 in E minor premiered at the Royal Philharmonic Society concert, four months before the composer's death.