James Galway

James Galway was born on December 8, 1939 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Irish flute player of both classical and popular music who has released more than forty albums since 1979.
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Popular As James Galway
Occupation Flute Player
Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 8, 1939 (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Birthday December 8
Town/City Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality Northern Ireland

🌙 Zodiac

James Galway’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

James Galway was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Irish flute player of both classical and popular music who has released more than forty albums since 1979.

Before Fame

After he moved to London as a teenager to pursue a career as a flautist, he studied music at the Paris Conservatoire.


He performed on the Academy Award-winning soundtracks of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film trilogy, composed by Howard Shore.

Family Life

He married Claire LeBastard, then Annie Renggli on May 2, 1972, and then Jeanne Cinnante Galway on September 9, 1984.

Associated With

He followed the footsteps of Jean-Pierre Rampal and became one of the first flute players to establish an international career as a soloist.

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