Pierre’s Lifetime of Passion for Old Vintage Bagpipes

Pierre Blanchet is a Breton pipe-maker. He started playing the pipes at the age of 11 in 1958 in the Saint Nazaire area in the south of Brittany. He was given a set of pipes made by Dorig Le Voyer with only one tenor drone and gradually began to make progress as a player. Listening to other players, everything was done by ear with no staff notation, just a system…