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Adolphe Sax, 1814-1894 his life and legacy. by Wally Horwood

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Published by Egon in Baldock .
Written in English


  • Sax, Adolphe.

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Previous ed. published, Bramley : Bramley Books, 1980.

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Open LibraryOL22291166M
ISBN 100905858182

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Adolphe Sax () Before reconstructing the way in which the introduction of the saxophone took place in the Netherlands, it is important to get an impression of the inventor of the instrument: Adolphe Sax. To this end, a brief biographical description of his life is given below. Adolphe Sax, byname of Antoine-Joseph Sax, (born November 6, , Dinant, Belgium—died February 7, , Paris, France), Belgian-French maker of musical instruments and inventor of the saxophone.. Sax was the son of Charles Joseph Sax (–), a maker of wind and brass instruments, as well as of pianos, harps, and e studied the flute and clarinet at the Brussels.   Adolphe Sax , his life and legacy by Wally Horwood, , Egon Publishers edition, in English. Adolphe Sax (born Antoine Joseph Sax) was born in Dinant in Belgium on J , the son of Charles Joseph Sax, who himself was an instrument designer, who made several changes to the design of the French horn. At an early age Sax's father sent him to the Brussels Conservatory, where he studied flute and : Cimetiere de Montmartre, Paris, City of Paris, .