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List of famous flautists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top flautists in the world? This includes the most prominent flautists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable flautists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic flautists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned flautists.

Items on this list include Herbie Hancock and India.Arie.

From reputable, prominent, and well known flautists to the lesser known flautists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the flautist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous flautists ever?" and "What are the names of famous flautists?" then you're in the right place. (165 items)
Herbie Hancock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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

Also Ranked

#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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India.Arie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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

Age: 41

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Flautist, + more

Credits: Shark Tale, Miami Vice, Don't Say a Word, Radio

Also Ranked

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

#16 on Musicians Whose Grammy Wins Basically Made Their Careers

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Candace Kita is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Flautists
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Candace Kita is an Asian-American actress, wine vintner, and Managing Editor of Viva Glam Magazine, a nationwide hard copy women's lifestyle magazine. She is also a women's safety advocate and has been interviewed by CBS, CNN, 48 Hours and MSNBC among others. In her spare time, she is a strong ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Profession: Model, Flautist, Author, Radio personality, Actor, + more

Credits: Bad News Bears, Barb Wire, Masked Rider, Wall to Wall Records

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Ann Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Flautists
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Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer, flute player, songwriter, and occasional guitar player of the hard rock band Heart. Regarded as one of the best female vocalists in rock music history, Wilson was listed as one of the "Top Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Time" by ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Flautist, Singer

Credits: Shrek the Third, The Golden Child, Charlie's Angels, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Also Ranked

#19 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#30 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#56 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#72 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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