Gheorghe Zamfir is a Romanian artist, musician and virtuoso of pan flute.
His passion for pan flute and for reviving the sound of this wonderful instrument determined him to revolutionize its sound, so the traditional flute with 20 tubes, became, in turn, with 22, 25, 28, then with 30 and in the end with 42 tubes, and this instrument became transcendental, being possible to be introduced in any repertoire. This invention also allowed for the flute to be introduced in all the musical styles and genres. It universally revolutionized the sound.
Finding his way of expression through a millennial tool, Zamfir succeeds to conquer the applauses of the entire planet. He is the first Romanian artist who sang in a private mesa of Pope John Paul II, in 1988. He sold over hundreds of millions of records, all over the world, and recorded over 185 albums, a record that has not been touched by any Romanian artist so far.
“When he’s blowing the pan flute, Gheorghe Zamfir sweats gold, talks with God, roaming the universe.”
“In the heavenly worlds, Zamfir’s doina is certainly heard. No artist alike will be born in 1000 years from now.”