Fritz Demmler

  • Born on the 2nd of April 1916 in Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • First flute lessons at the age of 12.
  • 1935-1937 study of flute in Stuttgart and Leipzig
  • at the age of 21 solo flutist at the Stuttgart Philharmonics
  • Military Service
  • 1945 solo flutist at the Munich Philharmonics
  • Since 1950 solo flutist at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Later on voluntary retirement and change to play the second flute because of his age. He remained on this position until 1982.
  • 1961 doctorate for Dr. phil. with a work on Tromlitz
  • 1961-1977 Professor at the academy of music in Berlin
  • Died on the 4th of january 1997

 

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