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French flautist

Rampal was principal flute in the Vichy Opera orchestra, 1946–50, and the Paris Opéra, 1956–62. He toured widely as a soloist, specializing in the music of the eighteenth century but using a modern flute. He founded the Quintette à Vent Française in 1945 and the Ensemble Baroque de Paris in 1953.

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