Inventors of musical instruments

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  1. Adolphe Sax

    Adolphe Sax

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    musical instrument designer, musician

  2. Alan R. Pearlman

    Alan R. Pearlman

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    Businessperson

  3. Andrei Sychra

    Andrei Sychra

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    Russian composer

  4. Arthur Quentin de Gromard

    Arthur Quentin de Gromard

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    French, Musician

  5. Baschet Brothers

    Baschet Brothers

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    The Baschet Brothers are two French brothers named François Baschet (born 30 March, 1920, in Paris) and Bernard Baschet (born 24 August, 1917, Paris) who collaborate on creating sound sculptures and inventing musical instruments, such as the cristal Baschet. François Baschet is a sculptor and Bernard Baschet is an engineer. The Baschet Brothers invented the inflatable guitar, the aluminum piano and many other experimental musical instruments. They created an "educational instrumentarium" for exposing young people to musical concepts.


  6. Bradford Reed

    Bradford Reed

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    Bradford Reed is an American multi-instrumentalist, experimental luthier, and member of avant-garde band King Missile III. He is proficient at such instruments as drums, guitar, melodica, piano, and synthesizer. In the 1980s he invented the pencilina, a custom-made string instrument.


  7. Charles Brasher

    Charles Brasher

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    Canadian, Inventor

  8. Diego Stocco

    Diego Stocco

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    Italian sound designer

  9. Don Buchla

    Don Buchla

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    Donald Buchla (born April 17, 1937) is a pioneer in the field of sound synthesizers, releasing his first units months after Robert Moog's first synthesizers. However, his instrument was arguably designed before Moog's.


  10. Ellen Fullman

    Ellen Fullman

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    American composer

  11. Ernst Zacharias

    Ernst Zacharias

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    German musician

  12. Fred Judd

    Fred Judd

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    British amateur radio operator

  13. Giles Brindley

    Giles Brindley

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    British, Scientist

  14. Hans Reichel

    Hans Reichel

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    German improvisational guitarist, experimental luthier, inventor, and type designer

  15. Harald Bode

    Harald Bode

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    engineer

  16. Harold Rhodes

    Harold Rhodes

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    American inventor

  17. Harry Partch

    Harry Partch

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    American composer, instrument builder and music theorist

  18. Heinrich Band

    Heinrich Band

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    Heinrich Band (1821-1860), born in Krefeld, Germany, in 1821, was the inventor of the Bandoneón; this 'hand-organ-like' instrument is a reed instrument in the Concertina family of instruments.


  19. Jean Hilaire Asté

    Jean Hilaire Asté

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    Jean Hilaire Asté (1775–1840), also known as Halary or Halari, was a French professor of music and instrument-maker. Among the other instruments he patented, he is best known for inventing the ophicleide of which, it has been claimed, only five originals remain.


  20. John Compton (organ builder)

    John Compton (organ builder)

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    John Compton (1876 - 1957), born in Newton Burgoland, Leicestershire was a pipe organ builder. His business based in Nottingham and London flourished between 1902 and 1965.


  21. John Dopyera

    John Dopyera

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    American, Inventor

  22. Jon Rose

    Jon Rose

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    Asutralian musicain

  23. José Ramírez III

    José Ramírez III

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    José Ramírez III (1922–1995) was a luthier and the grandson of José Ramírez, founder of Ramírez Guitars. He was responsible for major changes both to the company and to the classical guitars it produces.


  24. Ken Butler

    Ken Butler

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    Kenneth Lee "Ken" Butler (born August 3, 1948) is an artist and musician, as well as an experimental musical instrument builder. His Hybrid musical instruments and other artworks explore the interaction and transformation of common and uncommon objects, altered images, sounds and silence. The idea of bricolage, essentially using whatever is “at hand”, is at the center of his art, encompassing a wide range of practice that combines live music, instrument design, performance art, theater, sculpture, installation, photography, film/video, graphic design, drawing, and collage.


  25. Laurens Hammond

    Laurens Hammond

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    American, Inventor

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