Adolphe Sax Google Doodle Commemorates Musician & Instrument Maker On His 201st Birthday

by Amy Gesenhues
Google is celebrating the saxophone today, devoting its homepage to the musician and instrument maker Adolphe Sax. Born on this date in 1814 in Belgium, both of Sax’s parents were instrument makers as well. The saxophone is one of many instruments made by Adolphe Sax. He also is credited with designing the saxotromba, the saxhorn and the saxtuba.Read the full article