|Died||26 April 1865 (aged 75)|
|Occupation(s)||Inventor, musical instrument designer|
|Known for||Father of Adolphe Sax|
Sax was the son of Francoise Elisabeth (Maréchal) and Antoine Joseph Sax. He was a maker of wind and brass instruments, as well as of pianos, harps, and guitars. Sax was a great instrument maker, and made sure his son had a good education and a leg to stand on for his future. He was a careful, strict, and kind father to his son, Adolphe Sax, and played a big part in his son's successful career.
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