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Mellers, Wilfrid Howard, 1914-2008 (composer, critic and academic)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914 - 2008

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondenence between Wilfrid Mellers (180 letters, one of them incomplete, and five cards) and Holbrook (one letter, carbon copy), 1953-11 Oct. 2000 (many partially dated or undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/163
Scope and Contents

Some of the letters are addressed jointly to David and Margot Holbrook. With a letter from Mellers to 'Eric', bearing an annotation from 'Eric' to Holbrook; a programme of admission to a concert including music by Mellers; and a fragment of a note on music in Holbrook's hand.

Dates: 1953-11 Oct. 2000 (many partially dated or undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 Sub-Series

General correspondence: out-letters, 31 May 1966-3 May 2009 (and undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/2
Scope and Contents Letters from Holbrook to correspondents not represented in MS Add.9987/7/1; carbon copies, photocopies, and computer print-outs. Recipients include pupils of Clifton [College?], the editor of 'The Magazine of the Cambridge Society', 'Mr Astor', 'Mr Bailey', 'Mr Field', John Marais, Derwent May, Peter Redgrove, Herbert Richardson, 'Mr Robson', 'Mrs Shields', Michael Smedley, John Sutherland and 'Mr Todd'. With a list of variant spellings of 'Ducklake'; a photocopy of a review of Holbrook's...
Dates: 31 May 1966-3 May 2009 (and undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 File

'Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight', 7 May 1977-15 July 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/3/4
Scope and Contents

A dramatic version for children, to be set to music. The piece was intended for production by St Mary's Church, Horbury Junction, Wakefield, but was not performed there.

Dates: 7 May 1977-15 July 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.