Biography of

François Borne

1840 (Montpellier) - 1920 (Toulouse)
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François Borne (1840–1920), sometimes spelled Bourne, was a French flautist playing with the orchestra of "Le Grand Théatre de Bordeaux" (Bordeaux Opera House), composer and professor at "Conservatoire de Musique de Toulouse" (High School for Music in Toulouse).[1] He is recognized for technical improvements to the flute.[2] Furthermore, he is remembered today for his composition Fantasie Brillante on Themes from Bizet's Carmen which is a staple of the Romantic flute repertoire.


  1. ^ Blakeman, E "Taffanel: genius of the flute", p.128. Oxford University Press, 2005.
  2. ^ "Francois Borne". Retrieved 3 October 2010. 

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