LSO Assistant Principal Trumpet and Principal Cornet (1947–57)
The LSO was saddened to hear of the death of former trumpeter, Bram Wiggins, on 19 October 2014 in Buckinghamshire. He was 92.
Bram Wiggins started playing the cornet at the age of 3 and received his early training in the Salvation Army, becoming a member of two staff bands under Eric Ball, and was well known as a cornet soloist. He was Walter Stokes Orchestral Scholar at the Royal Academy, studying trumpet under the late George Eskdale, who later invited him to join the London Symphony Orchestra as Assistant 1st Trumpet and Principal Cornet.