Biography of Michel Joseph Gebauer (1763-1812)

Born in La Fere (Aisne) as the oldest son of a military musician
Oboist of the guard in Versailles
Singer and violinist of the Royal Chapel
Back to oboe due to an injury of the hand.
Plays in various theatres as musician of the national guard
Professor at the new founded conservatory
Head of music of the later imperial guard
Oboist in the private chamber ensemble of Napoleon, which came along with him on his crusades.
Wrote three duets for flute and bassoon, probably because his younger brother played the bassoon.
Dies on the fallback from Moscow

Sheet music for flute:

Duo op. 17 Nr. 1 - für Flöte und Fagott op. 17 Nr. 1 (G-Dur)
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(flute, bassoon)
Alphonse Leduc, Rl 40500
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Polacca
Nice edition with fold-out pages. Flutepart separately.
Very nice!!!

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Last edit 01.01.2010