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James Galway

James Galway was taught to play the flute by an uncle and he went on to join the Belfast Youth Orchestra. He attended the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and the Paris Conservatory. He was the principal flute of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra for six years before beginning a career as a solo musician. In 1978 Galway and the... See full bio »
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 1987 Born of Fire (musician: flute solo)
 1986 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series) (musician - 13 episodes)
- Moving On (1986) ... (musician: flute)
- Mrs Mallarby's Day (1986) ... (musician: flute)
- The Bottle of Amontillado (1986) ... (musician: flute)
- The Lost Park (1986) ... (musician: flute)
- Pagoda of Doom (1986) ... (musician: flute)
 1985 Revolution (musician: children's theme)
 1980-1981 Brendon Chase (TV Series) (music performer - 13 episodes)
- Run to Earth (1981) ... (music performer)
- The Storm (1981) ... (music performer)
- Retreat (1981) ... (music performer)
- The Mighty Caliban (1981) ... (music performer)
- The Picnic (1981) ... (music performer)
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Alternate Names:

Sir James Galway
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His flute can be heard during The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) while Frodo and Sam are at the foot of Mt. Doom before the ring is destroyed. See more »

Nickname:

The Man With the Golden Flute

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Sagittarius

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