Adolphe Sax

Antoine-Joseph Sax (1814 - 1894)

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Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) "Adolphe" Sax
Born in Dinant, province of Namur, Belgiummap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Paris, Ile-de-France, Francemap
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Profile last modified | Created 6 Nov 2014
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  • Father: Charles-Joseph Sax
  • Inventor of the saxophone and other similar instruments


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Adolph Sax Image 1
Adolph Sax Image 1

Google Doodle: Adolphe Saxs 201st birthday
Google Doodle: Adolphe Saxs 201st birthday


On 6 Nov 2015 at 14:05 GMT Elizabeth Winter wrote:

Sax-36 and Sax-26 appear to represent the same person because: There was only one inventor of the saxophone.

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