Born on the 12th of December 1947, in Dijon (Cote-d'Or)
1958 to 1966: Studied clarinet at the National Music and Drama School of Dijon (teacher: Roger Desoomer)
“I'm glad I did it. I must have learnt a thing or two…
1963: First band, first gig. The clarinet on the rack of the push bike, I pedalled with my knees wide apart, to avoid getting grease on the bottom of my suit pants. And flower pots around the stage.
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