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Letter from W E Parry, Minister of Internal Affairs

Letter from W E Parry, Minister of Internal Affairs

Letter from the W E Parry, Minister of Internal Affairs, to the Alan Loveday Fund Committee regarding a request for a Government Grant to send Alan Loveday to the United Kingdom for violin tuition. Alan Raymond Loveday was born 29 February 1928 in Palmerston North, to Margaret (nee Rickard) and Leslie Loveday. Playing the violin from an very early age, a local committee was set up to raise funds to send the 11-year-old Alan with his mother Margaret to the UK for violin lessons, where he became a pupil of Albert Sammons. Alan married pianist Ruth Stanfield in 1952, and they had two children Rosalind and Ian. He had a distinguished career as a violinist, including being a professor at the RCM. He died 12 April 2016.

 
Letter from Alan Loveday Committee to New Zealand Broadcasting Service

Letter from Alan Loveday Committee to New Zealand Broadcasting Service

Letter to the New Zealand Broadcasting Service requesting broadcast of a benefit concert in the Opera House, Palmerston North, to raise funds to send Alan Loveday to the United Kingdom for musical tuition. Alan Raymond Loveday was born 29 February 1928 in Palmerston North, to Margaret (nee Rickard) and Leslie Loveday. Playing the violin from an very early age, a local committee was set up to raise funds to send the 11-year-old Alan with his mother Margaret to the UK for violin lessons, where he became a pupil of Albert Sammons. Alan married pianist Ruth Stanfield in 1952, and they had two children Rosalind and Ian. He had a distinguished career as a violinist, including being a professor at the RCM. He died 12 April 2016.

 
Letter to  Margaret Loveday

Letter to Margaret Loveday

Letter from Palmerston North to Mrs Margaret Loveday and her son Alan in London. The letter refers to their move out of London, due to the commencement of World War Two. The writer also talks about the effects of the war on Palmerston North and New Zealand. Alan Raymond Loveday was born 29 February 1928 in Palmerston North, to Margaret (nee Rickard) and Leslie Loveday. Playing the violin from an very early age, a local benefit concert was held to raise funds to send the 11-year-old Alan with his mother Margaret to the UK for violin lessons, where he became a pupil of Albert Sammons. They arrived earlier in 1939.

 
Letter from Mrs Loveday to Mr McDavitt

Letter from Mrs Loveday to Mr McDavitt

Letter from Mrs Margaret Loveday to Mr McDavitt telling of her and her son, Alan's, arrival and early days in London. Alan Raymond Loveday was born 29 February 1928 in Palmerston North, to Margaret (nee Rickard) and Leslie Loveday. Playing the violin from an very early age, a local benefit concert was held to raise funds to send the 11-year-old Alan with his mother Margaret to the UK for violin lessons, where he became a pupil of Albert Sammons. He married pianist Ruth Stanfield in 1952, and they had two children Rosalind and Ian. Alan Loveday had a distinguished career as a violinist, including being a professor at the RCM. He died 12 April 2016.