He was born in 1941 in Romania in the city Gaeshty, not far from Bucharest. In 14 years, George has not been adopted in the Bucharest Music Lyceum in the accordion class. Almost by force, he was forced to go to the class of pan-flute. Talented students demonstrated not only hard work in classes, he discovered an incredible talent for classical instruments, which, according to Greek mythology, the god of shepherds Pan cut the reed in order to impress the lovely nymphs. Zamfir impressed by his playing, not only teachers of the conservatory, already at 18, he won first prize at the national competition. Having experience derizhera pianist and musician continued to improve his musical instrument. In order to expand the repertoire for the pan-flute, he increased the number of handsets on the flute, first to 22, then to 25, and finally to 30. It gave such opportunities to perform music on a pan-flute, which would have been unthinkable for this simple tool. During the 50-year history of his artistic activities, Gheorghe Zamfir has recorded over 200 LPs and CD discs, had sold more than 40 million of his recordings, including more than 90 gold and platinum albums. His compositions are played in the films "What Happens in America", "Kill Bill". The repertoire is very diverse artist - along with gypsy melodies heard in his performance and well-known works of Puccini, Mozart, Verdi, Schubert, in his own treatment.
The master of mood – Zamfir has done it again…Gheorghe's panflute is accompanied by organist Diane Bish on works by such artists as Mozart, Schubert, Handel, Bach and Zamfir himself.