Brass mourns a live wiremain
The brass player and organiser Philip Biggs died yesterday after a brief bout with cancer.
Founder of the All England Masters Championship and of Brass Herald magazine, Philip was appointed Event Manager by the London Symphony Orchestra for the 1997 European Brass Band Championships at the Barbican Centre.
From 1996 to his death he was Administrator for The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.
with close friend Bramwell Tovey