Principal Flute, Hallé 1900-1916.
Pupil of Edward de Jong and J.F.Brossa. He was known for his rapid double tongue technique and powerful tone.
He died during a Hallé
Concert. He had risen to acknowledge the applause after his solo in a selection
from Glinka’s A Life for the Czar when he was seized with an attack of faintness.
By the time a doctor was in attendance