Michel Blavet

  • Born on the 13th of march 1700 in Besancon, France
  • Autodidact and soon becoming the best flutist of his time in France.
  • First flutist at the Paris opera.
  • Left handed
  • Being praised by Quantz, Marpurg and Voltaire
  • Friedrich der Große tried invande to make him move at his court.
  • Composed a lot of music for the flute (sonatas, menuets, duets...)
  • Died on the 28th of october 1768 in Paris

Le curriculum des ces flutistes celebres est en partie du a l'excellent travail de recherche de Claudia Haider, flutiste allemande et web master du site www.flutepage.de.

 

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