Theobald Boehm

Theobald Boehm

  • Born
    9th April 1794
  • Died
    27th November 1881
  • Birthplace
    Munich, Germany
Theobald Böhm (or Boehm) was a German inventor and musician, who perfected the modern Western concert flute and its improved fingering system (now known as the "Boehm system"). He was a Bavarian court musician, a virtuoso flautist, and a celebrated composer for the flute.

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