Adolphe Sax, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Adolphe Sax

Belgian musical instrument designer and musician

Date of Birth: 06-Nov-1814

Place of Birth: Dinant, Wallonia, Belgium

Date of Death: 04-Feb-1894

Profession: inventor, musician, university teacher, musical instrument maker, music pedagogue

Nationality: Belgium

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Adolphe Sax

  • Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (French pronunciation: ?[?~twan ??z?f ad?lf saks]; 6 November 1814 – 7 February 1894) was a Belgian inventor and musician who created the saxophone in the early 1840s, patenting it in 1846.
  • He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba.
  • He played the flute and clarinet.

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