Paul Génin

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Paul Agricole Génin (Avignon, 14 February 1832 - Paris 22 December 1903) was a French flautist and composer for flute. He was a student of Louis Dorus and became first flute at the Théâtre-Italien (Comédie-Italienne) Paris.[1]

He is sometime confused with Pierre Génin another flautist who emigrated to England.[2]


  1. ^ Edward Blakeman - Taffanel: Genius of the Flute -2005 Page 17 "Paul Génin graduated in 1861 and went on to become first flute at the Theatre-Italien and with the Concerts Colonne, and a virtuoso player-composer in the old style."
  2. ^ Paul-Agricole Génin