This article and my introduction were first posted to the choir’s web site in 2008. Web
Warrington Male Voice Choir Remembers Alfred Higson OBE MA.
Alfred Higson was conductor of the Warrington Male Voice Choir (then known as the Warrington
Male Choral Union) from 1919 to 1959. This remarkable man not only conducted this
choir, but was involved in the successes of others as well. The following article
appears by kind permission of John Newhill of the Sale Chamber Orchestra, and records
the life and achievements of one of Britain's finest musicians.