Jules Auguste Eduard Demersseman

  • Born on the 9th of january 1833 in Hondschoote, Netherlands
  • Since october 1844 studying ander Tulou at the Paris conservatory
  • 1845 first award for flute
  • Famous for playing in double tongue and for his virtuosity
  • Was insisting to use the "old" flute with eight keys, whereby not being considered for a couple of teaching positions.
  • Composed mostly virtuos pieces for his instrument
  • Died on the 1st of december 1866 in Paris


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