Remusat, Jean



Celebrated French flutist; born at Bordeaux, Gironde; was a pupil of Tulou at the Paris Conservatory, winning first prize there in 1832, and after a number of successful appearances on the concert stage was engaged as first flutist at the Queen's Theatre, London, and later at the Theatre Lyrique, Paris. He died at Shanghai. For his instrument he composed various solos; made operatic transcriptions; duets for flutes, and for flute and violin.