Wunderlich, Johann Georg



Flautist; born at Bayreuth. He studied under his father and also under Rault in Paris, where he spent the remainder of his life. He appeared in the Concerts Spirituels in 1779. In 1782 he became second lute and in 1787 first in the Royal Orchestra and that of the Opera. He was made professor of the flute in 1794 at the Conservatory, which was newly established at that time. His most celebrated pupil was Tulou. He resigned from the Opera in 1813, but held his professorship until his death. His published works include flute sonatas with bass; six flute duets; six solos for flute with five keys, nine grand solos, three sonatas with bassoon on cello, and a Flute Method.