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List of famous male flautists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male flautists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being flautists. There are thousand of males 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 male aspiring to be a flautist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list includes Buddy Collette, Cecil Payne and more people.

While this isn't a list of all male flautists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male flautists?" and "Who are the best male flautists?"
Herbie Hancock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Flautists
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Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with jazz legend Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist, Songwriter, Pianist, Musician, + more

Credits: Donnie Brasco, Zoolander, Office Space, Death Wish

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#7 on The Best Organists in Rock and Jazz Today

#47 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

#3 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#12 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

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Edward McGuire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Flautists
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Edward McGuire is a Scottish composer. He studied composition with James Iliff at the Royal Academy of Music in London from 1966 to 1970 and then with Ingvar Lidholm in Stockholm in 1971. His opera "Cullercoats Tommy", with a libretto by Michael Wilcox was premiered by Northern Sinfonia and Northern ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Profession: Flautist, Composer

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#60 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

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Paul Horn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Flautists
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Paul Horn was an American jazz flautist, and an early pioneer of New Age music. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1930-2014)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Flautist

Credits: A Bucket of Blood

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#21 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

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Aurele Nicolet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Flautists
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Aurèle Nicolet is a Swiss flautist. He is considered as one of the world's best flute players of the late twentieth century. He has performed in various international concerts. A number of composers wrote music especially for him, such composers include Toru Takemitsu, György Ligeti, Krzysztof Meyer ...more

Age: 91

Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Profession: Flautist

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#4 on The Greatest Flautists of All Time

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