^Vaughan Williams, Ursula. (1964) R.V.W. A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Oxford University Press. The preface, Notes on Names, says "Ralph's name was pronounced Rayf, any other pronunciation used to infuriate him."
Heffer, Simon (ngày 5 tháng 12 năm 2007). “Ralph Vaughan Williams: Uneasy listening”. The Daily Telegraph. UK. A stunning new film about composer Ralph Vaughan Williams challenges the myths that obscure his legacy – and exposes the darkness that permeates his work. (on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the composer's death)