From 1941 to 1950 he played with the Orchestre Lamoureux. He played as a soloist, and also with the Radio France Orchestra and the Orchestra de Chambre de Marius-François Gaillard and the Société des instruments à vent.
In 1946 he played with the Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine and from 1947-1955 with the Orchestre de Casino de Vichy. From 1945 to 1965 he played with the prestigious Quintette à vent Français.
As a soloist, he has made over 50 recordings.