James Galway

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Solomon, HWV 67: Act III: Sinfonia "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"

Sir James Galway, OBE (born 8 December 1939) is an Irish virtuoso flute player nicknamed "The Man With the Golden Flute". Following in the footsteps of Jean-Pierre Rampal, he became one of the first flute players to establish an international career as a soloist. Galway was born in East Belfast near the Belfast docks as one of two brothers. His father, who played the flute, was employed at the H ...