JOSEPH F. RIDGWAY
Joseph F. Ridgway played second flute in the Hallé Orchestra 1922-26 and then re-joined 1928-1930.
was known as ‘Joe’ to his friends and colleagues and Norman Seville once
referred to him as, “a perfect gentleman as well as a good flute player”.
Between 1904 and 1932 he was conductor of the Gorton Philharmonic Society and
was one of the early broadcasters from
He died in 1932.