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Sir James Galway: Flute maestro reflects on his career / BBC

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He's been described as the hardest working man in the music industry and at 75, Sir James Galway still exudes the energy and enthusiasm of a 20-year-old.

From Belfast to Bangkok, the musical maestro has played thousands of concerts all over the world, with a professional career spanning five decades.

He is still touring even now and despite having lived in Switzerland for the past 40 years, he has never forgotten his roots.

"I have to say I'm very proud to be Irish, I can't imagine being anything else - I've still got my lilt!"

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