Arthur Quentin de Gromard

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1821 – 1896

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Who was Arthur Quentin de Gromard?

Arthur Quentin de Gromard was a French musician.

Gromard lived in Eu, Seine-Maritime and he was the inventor of a musical instrument, called cecilium. He spent 35 years on the design of this complex instrument, a cross between a harmonium and a cello. It is related to the concertina, bandoneon and the accordion. Only 310 originals were ever created. This instrument is on display in museums in Brussels, Milan and New York, the Schweizerisches Harmonium-Museum, Liestal and Ringve Museum, Trondheim, Norway.

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Born
1821
Died
1896

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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