Two years later he was also crowned King of France, in Paris - though this English claim to the throne was contested by his uncle Charles VII and almost all English possessions in France would be lost later in Henry's reign in the final stages of the Hundred Years War 1814: Adolphe Sax, instrument inventor who gave his name to the saxophone, was born in Dinant, Belgium.
She was semi-finalist of the 51st Geneva International Music Competition and the 2nd Adolphe Sax International Competition, 4th prize winner of the 16th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition and Best Teacher Award winner of the 12th Osaka International Music Competition.
In the framework of the bicentenary of the birth of the Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax, a music exhibition dedicated to this fascinating figure was held at the Musical Instrut ments Museum (MIM) between February 2014 and January 2015.
MUSIC TONIGHT Sax in the City: US saxophonist Timothy McAllister, along with Vasily Petrenko and his Orchestra, celebrate the 200th birthday of the inventor of the instrument, Adolphe Sax. Featuring works by Gershwin, John Adams and Strauss.