William Bainbridge (?–1831); Inventor, player and populariser of the double and triple flageolets.
Harriett Bainbridge (?–1841); Wife and successor to William Bainbridge.
Bonnisseau (?–1882); Parisian flageolet player.
Narcisse Bousquet (mid 19th Century); French flageolet player.
Collinet; (late 18th Century; c. 1797— c. 1850s) father and son, French flageolet virtuosi.
Claude Duval (1643–1670); Highwayman who played the French flageolet.
Henry Hastrick (?–1854); Flageolet marker.
Tomas Greeting (?–1682); Court musician who wrote the first important treatise on French flageolet playing, The Pleasant Companion.
Jean-Pierre Freillon-Poncein (c. 1700); Writer of the woodwind instruction manual La veritable maniere… one of the earliest French manuals for the French flageolet.
Marin Mersenne (1588–1648); French musicologist, whose Harmonie Universelle includes the earliest discussion of a flageolet.
Samuel Pepys (1633–1703); Admiralty civil servant and diarist who was a keen amateur musician. Skilled at the French flageolet, he took lessons from Tomas Greeting and bought on of the first copies of his treatise, The Pleasant Companion.
C. Eugéne Roy (early 19th Century); French Flageolet virtuoso.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894); Scottish author and amateur flageolet–player.
John Wood (early 19th Century); Flageolet maker.