During 1937 Gerald Finzi organised a symposium, celebrating Gurney’s work, to be published in the Oxford University Press’s journal Music & Letters, drawing together contributions from Harry Plunket Greene, Marion Scott, Jack Squire, Walter de la Mare, Edmund Blunden, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells, as well as two poems by Gurney himself. In the event, Gurney died on Boxing Day 1937 and the symposium became a posthumous tribute. He was, however, sent proofs of the articles in the November of 1937.
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