(b Alès, Gard, 1933).
Fr. trumpeter. Début 1954. Won Geneva Int. Comp. 1955, Munich Int. Comp. 1963. Prof. of tpt., Paris Cons., 1967–78. Soloist with leading orchs. Salzburg Fest. début 1966. Specialist in baroque and contemporary mus. Plays over 30 concs., incl. several written for him, e.g. by Blacher.