The Man with the Golden Flute: Sir James, a Celtic Minstrel
The internationally acclaimed, widely beloved flutist reflects on his storied career
Sir James Galway is one of the top musicians of our time, with a dazzling career that has spanned five decades and many genres of music. Now he celebrates his seventieth birthday with a look back on his incredible career, during which he has traveled around the world many times over and made countless friends, including legends from the worlds of classical and popular music. He reflects on the challenges he faced coming from the poverty of working-class Belfast and making the decision to go solo as a flutist, as well as the triumphs as he made his way to the top of his profession.
By turns witty and informative, engaging and inspiring, The Man with the Golden Flute is a captivating read for fans of Galway and his music.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mckait - LibraryThing
Sir James Galway takes us on a delightful journey through his past in this light and entertaining memoir. We meet his family, his teachers and even his landladies as we reminisce with him about how he ... Read full review