Eli Hudson 1877-1919
Born at Worseley, near
He studied the flute under W. L.
Barrett and A. P. Vivian at the Royal College of Music,
He was appointed principal flute
of the London Symphony Orchestra and taught at the
In 1905 he was co-founder of the New Symphony Orchestra, the first orchestra to be contracted with a gramophone company. He made many flute and piccolo solo recordings and was well known for his dexterity and powerful tone.