Joseph Henry Altes

Joseph Henry Altes was born in 1826 and died in 1895.

French flute player, brother of Ernst Eugene Altes.

He was born at Rouen, and studied under his father, beginning music at a very early age.

Became a pupil at the Paris Conservatory, and from 1868 to 1894, was a professor there.

He was an excellent flute player, played at the grand Opera, Paris, and wrote considerable music for the flute.