Maurice André (born May 21, 1933) is a French trumpeter, active in the classical music field. May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A trumpeter may be one of several things: A trumpeter is a musician who plays the trumpet. ... Classical music is music considered classical, as sophisticated and refined, in a regional tradition. ...
He was born in Ales, France in the Cévennes into a mining family. His father was an amateur trumpeter.
He studied trumpet with a friend of his father's, who suggested that he be sent to the conservatory. In order to gain free admission to the conservatory, he joined a military band. After only six months at the conservatory, he won his first prize.
André won the Geneva International Competition in 1955 and the Internationalen Wettbewerb in Munich in 1963.
His flawless and graceful performance of classical works for trumpet has inspired many brass instrument musicians, young and old. He has over 300 audio recordings to his name, from the early 1960s to the present. He has also added to the trumpet repertoire by making numerous transcriptions of pieces for other instruments. A brass instrument is a musical instrument whose tone is produced by vibration of the lips as a player blows into a tubular resonator. ... Audio can mean: sound that can be heard electronics or other signals of frequencies audible to humans (about 20__20,000 Hz) broadcasting or reception of sound high_fidelity sound reproduction sound recording and reproduction in general I hear in Latin This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other...
Categories: 1933 births | French musicians | Trumpet players
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