Adolph Sax


Subject:
Musical Instruments , Saxophone

Description:
Biographical material about Adolph Sax, the Belgian-born inventor of the saxophone. Describes his "agitated childhood" (which included many serious accidents), how his father manufactured musical instruments, his move to Paris, his invention of the saxophone, and the importance of the saxophone to jazz music. In English and French. From the city of Dinant, Belgium, birthplace of Sax.

Publisher:
City of Dinant

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.dinant.be/index.htm?lg=3&m1=28&m2=88&m3=293


PID= res:lii-24754