Romanian flautist known as The Master of the Pan Flute. He released many influential recordings of traditional Romanian folk songs of the 1960s.
When he was a child, he was initially interested in becoming an accordionist.
He has been sampled by the band Animal Collective in their song "Graze."
His son, Emmanuel Teodor, is also a musician.
His music was featured in Quentin Tarantino's film Kill Bill.