Israel mourns its premier fluteNews
News has reached us of the death last night of Uri Shoham, the first Israel-born flute player to achieve international standing and for 46 years a member of the Israel Philharmonic. Uri was 90.
He made his radio debut at seven in 1938, studied with Uri Toeplitz and was named principal flute in Jerusalem at age 18.
He played with all the greats.