#Featuredocument – Imogen Holst archive, papers of a passionate musician

Our October featured document is the Imogen Holst archive from the Britten Pears Foundation, Aldeburgh, thanks to Archives Hub – Imogen Holst was the daughter of composer Gustav Holst and Benjamin Britten’s musical assistant, but she was herself a composer, as well as teacher, conductor, and public speaker, work which put her at the forefront of the development of music education and community music-making in England in the twentieth century. Our featured document reveals a snapshot into her exceptional life, available here




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