Joseph Henri Altes

  • Born on the 18th of january 1826 in Rouen, France, being the son of a soldier
  • Studying flute from 7th of decembre 1840 at the Paris conservatory ander Tulou
  • 1841 2. award of the conservatory
  • 1842 first award
  • 1848 - 1872 first flutist at Paris opera
  • 1868 - 1893 professor for flute at the Paris conservatory
  • Composed a lot of pieces, etudes and an voluminous study for flute
  • Death on the 24th of july 1895 (1889?) in Paris

 

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