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List of famous female flautists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female flautists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being flautists. There are thousand of females working as flautists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic flautists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a flautist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has a variety of female flute players, like Jane Rutter and Bobbi Humphrey, in it.

While this isn't a list of all female flautists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female flautists?" and "Who are the best female flautists?"
India.Arie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Flautists
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India Arie is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. She has sold over 3.3 million records in the US and 10 million worldwide. She has won four Grammy Awards from her 21 nominations, including Best R&B Album. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Area code 720, Colorado, Area code 303, Denver, Area codes 303 and 720, + more

Also Ranked

#94 on The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time

#17 on Musicians Whose Grammy Wins Basically Made Their Careers

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Ana Caram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Flautists
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Ana Caram is a Brazilian singer, guitarist and flutist best known for her bossa nova music. Caram was born in São Paulo to a family versed in musical expression. She graduated from São Paulo University with a degree in musical composition and conducting. A protégé of Antonio Carlos Jobim, the primary developer of the bossa nova style, Caram's own is a blend of Brazilian Bossa nova and American Jazz. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

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Mindi Abair is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Flautists
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Mindi Abair is a two time Grammy nominated, American saxophonist, vocalist, author, and President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the organization that puts on The Grammys. Her solo career has produced ten #1 radio singles, two #1 Billboard Jazz CDs, and four more solo CDs that have landed #5 and above on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts. She was the featured saxophonist for the 2011 and 2012 seasons of American Idol, joined Aerosmith, for their 2012 Summer Tour, joined Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg for a night at the Beacon Theater and has played with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra 3 times on the David Letterman Show. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Also Ranked

#58 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

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Julie Fowlis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Flautists
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Julie Fowlis is a Scottish folk singer and multi-instrumentalist who sings primarily in Scottish Gaelic. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: North Uist, Scotland

Also Ranked

#47 on The Greatest Oboists of All Time

#70 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

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