Sylvia Townsend Warner - 19 September, 1958
from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, page 251:
[...] Gerald Finzi's Hardy songs were sung - not well - in the evening. A jour des morts.
Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 251. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443529310704 accessed: 11 December, 2023
|Date/Time||19 September, 1958|
This was on the same day as Vaughan Williams' funeral; he had died on 26 August. It's not clear from the diaries whether or not the songs were played in connection with this.