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Ralph Vaughan Williams – A pictorial journey from the collection of Ursula Vaughan Williams

Edited by Stephen Connock, Ursula Vaughan Williams, Robin Wells

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With worldwide interest in the life and music of Ralph Vaughan Williams increasing rapidly, this collection of largely unpublished photographs of the composer, his friends and family, is timely. The photographs are taken from the collection of Ursula Vaughan Williams. They provide fresh insights into the composer in a way that only pictures can do. A rounded picture is provided of Vaughan Williams’ extraordinary life.


List of illustrations
Ralph Vaughan Williams – A chronology of his life and music
Ralph Vaughan Williams – A pictorial journey

  • Early Life (1872-1909)
  • War and its Aftermath (1910-1929)
  • Achievements and Recognition (1930-1950)
  • Uncle Ralph (1951-1958)
  • Homes and Places
  • Friends and Family

Sources and Acknowledgements

PAGES 152 with index, fully illustrated with over 200 photographs
COLOUR Duotone and Black and white
HARDBACK with dust jacket
ISBN 0-9528706-4-9
PRICE £25.00 plus P&P

Below: Just a few of more than 200 photographs contained in the book



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