Marcel Mule

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Birthday
24, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 18, 2001 (100)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 18, 2001 (100)

About

Founder of the French Saxophone School and one of the most influential saxophonists to ever live. He founded many ensembles, including the Quatuor de la Garde Républicaine.

Before Fame

He started playing saxophone at the age of eight and went on to teach before being drafted during World War I.

Trivia

He did a twelve concert tour in 1958 in the United States, which helped him gain notoriety abroad.

Family Life

He grew up in Aube, France, taught music by his father.

Associated With

He transcribed music from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for his saxophone quartet.