Adolphe Sax

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Adolphe Sax
Adolphe Sax
Adolphe Sax
BornAntoine-Joseph Sax
6 November 1814(1814-11-06)
Dinant, First French Empire
(nou in Kinrick o Belgium)
Diedc. 7 Februar 1894(1894-02-07) (aged 79)
Paris, French Third Republic
ThriftInventor, muisicker, muisical instrument designer
Kent forInventor o the saxophone

Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twan.ʒozɛf adɔlf saks]; 6 November 1814 – c. 7 Februar 1894)[1] wis a Belgian inventor an muisicker wha inventit the saxophone in the early 1840s (patentit in 1846).

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  1. Mony soorces gie alternative dates for Sax's daith, mainly 3 an 7 Februar. A sign at Sax's graff in Montmartre says 7 Februar, for ensaumple. Houiver, 4 Februar appears in Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (8t ed., Nicolas Slonimsky); an in baith the first an seicont edeetions o the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.