Arthur Searle 1929-2019
It is with great regret that we record the death on 23rd September 2019 of Arthur Searle. For many years Arthur was Curator of Music Manuscripts at the British Library, and he had been Honorary Librarian of the Royal Philharmonic Society since 1983. He was a good friend of Ursula Vaughan Williams and a founding Trustee of The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust in 2008.
150th Anniversary of RVW
2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). Under the banner of RVW 150 the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust is coordinating the efforts of the key organisations promoting his legacy during the anniversary year.