Adolphe Sax

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Background Information

Adolphe Sax was a Belgian musician, who was born on November 6, 1814 in Dinant, Belgium. He died on February 4, 1894 in Paris, France. His education took place in Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel. This drama is a drama and music college in Brussels, Belgium. Adolphe played the flute and clarinet and was a Belgian musical instrument designer.


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Mr. Sax invented the saxophone and you can get a pretty good clue by just looking at his last name, Sax. His father was also a Belgian musical instrument designer. Adolphe also studied the flute and the clarinet at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Around 1840, his invention of the calrinette-bourdon failed. It was an unsuccessful and early design of contrabrass clarinet. Unfortunately, everyone dies and so did he. He is remembered and will always be remembered as the inventor of the extremely successful, saxophone.
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Adolphe Sax: A Memoir in Voices