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Definition of the noun adolphe sax
What does adolphe sax mean as a name of something?
- a Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894)
Who is Adolphe Sax?
Adolphe Sax: Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the saxophone. He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba.
- also known as 阿道夫·萨克斯; Сакс, Адольф
- born on (201 years ago) in Dinant
- nationality: Belgium
- education: Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel
- profession: Inventor, musician
- died on (121 years ago) in Paris
- buried in Montmartre Cemetery
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by Kari Juusela
A three to fivevalve brass instrument invented by Belgian musician and instrumentmaker Adolphe Sax in 1840. saxophone. A metal woodwind instrument invented by Belgian musician and instrumentmaker Adolphe Sax in about 1840, with ...
by George Whitfield Andrews, Edward Dickinson, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall
A family which resulted from the improvement made in brass instruments by Adolphe Sax, who during the Nineteenth Century, strove to produce unity among the various instruments of this class by applying valves throughout, whereas formerly ...
by William Lines Hubbard
This is done by progressing a semitone or whole tone up or down, sax A prefix which is found in the names of those instruments which were the invention of Adolphe Sax in the first half of the Nineteenth Century. Sax greatly improved brass ...
by Don Michael Randel
Adolphe Sax made 1 5 of them in various sizes for Halevy's opera Lejuif errant in 1 852. Saxhorn. A valved brass instrument, usually in upright tuba form, made in uniformly proportioned sizes from sopranino to contrabass. Saxhorns were an ...
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He didn't escape the renovations around the streets of Dinant either.
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