Adolphe Sax

Inventor

1814 – 1894

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Who was Adolphe Sax?

Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the saxophone.

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Born
Nov 6, 1814
Dinant
Also known as
  • Сакс, Адольф
  • 阿道夫·萨克斯
Nationality
  • Belgium
Profession
Education
  • Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel
Died
Feb 7, 1894
Paris
Resting place
Montmartre Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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