Ball, Eric (Walter John)

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Ball, Eric (Walter John) (b Kingswood, Glos., 1903; d Bournemouth, 1989). Eng. composer, conductor, and arranger, principally of works for brass band. Also adjudicator of band competitions. Ed. of The British Bandsman. Cond. Brighouse & Rastrick Band, later CWS (Manchester), Ransome & Marles, and City of Coventry Bands. Arr. Elgar's Enigma Variations for brass band and wrote many test-pieces.