Jean Pierre Rampal

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Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Marseille, France
Death Date
May 20, 2000 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Marseille, France
Death Date
May 20, 2000 (78)

About

Innovative jazz and classical flute player who brought the flute back into popularity during the 1960s and 1970s.

Before Fame

He was one of the first solo flautists in post-war orchestras.

Trivia

He recorded Scott Joplin rags and Gershwin and also collaborated with French jazz pianist Claude Bolling.

Family Life

He married Francoise Bacqueryrisse, a harpist, on June 7, 1947 and had two children, Isabelle and Jean-Jacques.

Associated With

He is a well known jazz flautist like Herbie Mann.