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Biography of Louis Dorus (1812-1896): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Louis Dorus (1812-1896)

01.03.1812
Born Vincent Joseph van Steenkiste (Dorus was his stage name) in Valenciennes. First flute lessons from his father (flutist and composer)
31.01.1822
Acceptance at Paris conservatory, being student of Guillou
1826
Second price of the conservatory for flute
1828
First price of the conservatory for flute and flutist at the Theatre de Varietes
1833
Change from the old instrument to the flute by Böhm.
1835
Second flutist of the orchestra at the Grand Opera (besides Tulou)
1843
Co-founder of the Association des Artistes musiciens
1847
Solo flutist of the opera orchestra and foundation of the Société de Musique Classique
1856
Solo flutist of the Societe des Concerts as successor of Tulou
01.01.1860
Successor of Tulou at the conservatory
1866
Knight of the Honorary Legion and due to health problems end of his carreer in the opera orchestra and at the conservatory.
09.06.1896
Dies in Etratat near Paris

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Last edit 01.03.2013