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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000225.txt from 1998/04

From: "Dr. Ronald P. Monsen" <>
Subj: Re: And apropos of old instruments....
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 22:59:38 -0400

Louis-Auguste Buffet and Hyacinthe Eleanor Klose patented a clarinet
making use of Theobald Boehm's ring-key principle in 1844. Louis-Auguste
had a nephew who set up a shop in Mantes, in 1850. I am not sure of
the nephew's name. Weston's book gives some detail but makes no mention
of an Auguste only Louis-Auguste Buffet.

Ron Monsen

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